Simon Robinson, Business Where People and Planet Matter — InnovaBuzz 547

Simon Robinson, Holonomics

Our guest in this episode is Simon Robinson, the CEO (Worldwide) of Holonomics, co-founder of the Deep Tech Network, a Technology Magazine columnist, Harvard Business Review author and co-author of Deep Tech and the Amplified Organisation, Customer Experiences with Soul: A New Era in Design and Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter. Simon is respected globally for his contributions to customer experience strategy and Deep Tech, having created numerous design methods and frameworks such as the New 4Ps and the Holonomic Circle. With three decades of experience in customer experience design, Simon is an internet pioneer and award-winning innovator, having co-founded British Telecom’s Genie Internet, the world’s first mobile internet portal, and contributing to the design and launch of the world’s first smart phones.

In our conversation Simon talked to me about

  • Customer experience and employee experience based on values and value proposition;

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Mike Wittenstein in episode 532 introduced us to Simon.

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You can’t have digital transformation without a cultural transformation and without amplifying your impact. @srerobinson on #InnovaBuzz podcast Click To Tweet

Show Notes from this episode with Simon Robinson, Holonomics

Key points and takeaways from this episode include:

  • It is possible to have an impact by basing your work on the five universal human values of peace, truth, love, nonviolence and right action.

By tapping into people’s lived experiences you can create elevated value value proposition. Start with the experience you wish to offer. @srerobinson on #InnovaBuzz podcast Click To Tweet

The Buzz — Our Innovation Round

Here are Simon’s answers to the questions of our innovation round. Listen to the conversation to get the full scoop.

  1. 1 thing to be more innovative — Think about value in terms of the experience you are wishing to provide.


Always base everything you do on your values. That will be your guide to know when to say yes and when to say no.

Reach Out

You can reach out and thank Simon through his website or LinkedIn.

Suggested Guest

Simon suggested we have a conversation with Design Manager at the Centre for Change Making and Social Innovation, Georgian College in Ontrario, Nicole Norris, on a future InnovaBuzz Podcast episode.



Cool Things About Simon

  • Simon is a Harvard Business Review author, an international keynote speaker and the editor of

Customer experience and employee experience should be seen as a human individual that has a situation which needs to be dealt with. @srerobinson on #InnovaBuzz podcast Click To Tweet

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