Mike Southon

Mike Southon is one of the UK’s leading authorities on entrepreneurship and sales with a weekly column every Saturday in the Financial Times. He is a very experienced speaker, a Fellow of the Professional Speakers Association, and speaks at conferences all around the world.

In the 80’s Mike co-founded, built and sold The Instruction Set, a software consultancy.

In the 90s Mike worked with 17 start-ups; two later went public (and three went broke!).

In the ‘00s Mike co-authored with Chris West four bestselling books: The Beermat Entrepreneur, The Boardroom Entrepreneur, Sales on a Beermat, and Finance on a Beermat.