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Simon Mainwaring

Founder & Co-Founder
We First, Inc.

Simon is a brand futurist, speaker, author, podcaster, and columnist. He’s a Real Leaders’ Top 50 Keynote Speaker in the World, MOMENTUM Top 100 Impact CEO, and Jury Member at the Cannes Lions Festival and U.S. One Show for Sustainable Development. He's the founder/CEO of We First, an award-winning, strategic consultancy accelerating growth and impact for today’s top purpose-driven brands. We First, is a Real Leaders’ Top 100 Impact Companies in the U.S., as well as a B Corp ‘Best For the World’ Honoree. Simon’s first book, We First is a NY Times bestseller and his new book, Lead With We, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller, McKinsey Top Workplace & Culture Bestseller, and a finalist for International Business Book for 2022. He hosts the Lead With We podcast and is a columnist for Forbes.

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