Who we are

simplysucceed is created by simply-communicate, the UK-based community for internal communications professionals, and Shilbrook Associates, a consultancy for making business sense of networks and community. Resident experts:

Lawrence Clarke

Lawrence has been working in the field of digital engagement since the mid-1990s, working in many fields from online gaming to community and corporate intranets. A lifelong fascination with social anthropology and psychology mean that his approach to digital engagement is rooted in the realities of human communication. He had been involved in digital start-ups in Norway, Germany and Britain, and was Head of Consultancy at SiftDigital 2005-12.

Marc Wright

Marc is publisher of simply-communicate.com and the creator of the largest online community of internal communicators in Europe. Marc advises and presents around the world on social enterprise and invented the highly successful SMILE (Social Media Inside the Large Enterprise) events.

Peter Furtado

Peter has helped many membership organisations, charities and publishers to rethink their business models, and trained their staff to prepare for online engagement, since 2008. His business background was in book and journal publishing; he was editor of the respected magazine History Today for more than ten years.

Gloria Lombardi

Author, journalist, blogger, Gloria is responsible for discovering and reporting on the latest case studies on internal social media. She is an expert blogger, community manager and social media ninja.