Naomi Simson is a speaker, author, blogger, entrepreneur, innovator, and influencer. Naomi previously worked for big brands including, IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines. She began her entrepreneurial journey with RedBalloon in 2001 from her front room with just $25,000 and a second-hand computer. Redballoon.com.au is now considered one of Australia’s online business success stories, and has proudly served more than 3.5 million customers.
She has over 1.9 million LinkedIn followers, which she uses as a channel to share her insights, experience and observations about business, innovation and success. Naomi is also a judge on Channel TEN’s Shark Tank, she is a keen investor and supporter of the start up community. She is also the author of the best sellers ‘Live What You Love’, and ‘Ready to Soar’.
She has won multiple awards including National Winner Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and National Winner Telstra Business Women’s Awards for Innovation and she is also a Governor of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, and Advisor to Heads over Heels and Voiceless.