Simon Kuestenmacher is the Director of Research at The Demographics Group based in Melbourne, Australia.
Simon is a rising star in data animation and interpretation. In just two years he has amassed 140,000 followers globally who enjoy his insights and his quirky observational style.
Simon holds degrees in geography from leading universities in Berlin and Melbourne and worked for several years as a business consultant with KPMG Australia.
Simon is now a contributing writer to The Australian newspaper; he is one of the two co-founders of The Demographics Group; he is an emerging media commentator on demographic and data matters; and he has spoken to numerous corporate audiences across Australia.
In May Simon was named one of the world’s Top 50 influencers in data science by carto.com, he reaches over 25 million people every month through his Twitter account.
Simon speaks on demographic trends, consumer insights and cultural change in Australia.
His work is best appreciated by groups from the financial services, property, government, education, technology, retail and professional services industries.