Simon Belt

Simon Belt runs his own IT Consultancy, Simply Better IT, specialising in transforming the IT infrastructure and business processes of small businesses, to those best suited for engaging larger businesses and institutions. With a background in the civil service and then the international outsourcing world, he now prefers the scope offered by small business environments to deliver full and worthwhile end-to-end solutions.

Born and brought up in Yorkshire, he moved to Lancashire on a civilising mission some 20 years ago. After some success there, he’s moved on to sunny Derbyshire where he’s now based. By way of ensuring some engaging debate in the north, he helps organise the Manchester Salon discussion forum.

Simon Belt runs his own IT Consultancy, Simply Better IT, specialising in helping small businesses use technology better, enabling them to transforming their business processes to truly take on the challenges of a global market on equal terms with larger businesses and institutions. Having begun his working life within the very structured practises of the civil service and thereafter enjoying the opportunities available within the international outsourcing world, he now relishes the challenges of increasing the impact small businesses can make when they focus their full potential.

Born and brought up in Yorkshire, he moved to Lancashire on a civilising mission some 30 years ago. After some success there, he’s moved out to sunny Derbyshire to provides his IT consultancy and support from with the dramatic backdrop of the High Peak. By way of ensuring some engaging debate in the north, he helps coordinate the Manchester Salon discussion forum.

Related Sessions
Tuesday 2 October 2012, 6.45pm International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester M1 5BY
Monday 29 October 2012, 6.45pm Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester M2 1NL

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