Simon founded The Glinsky Group, Management Consultants over 25 years ago to lead clients through strategic transformation, business improvement and leader and ownership development. He counsels CEOs and C-level executives, boards and investors. Clients value Simon’s ability to structure decision-making and activate executive talent with empathic listening, strategic exploration and leadership coaching. These skills, combined with his mission to improve results and executive effectiveness, lead to high trust, high integrity and high value change for clients.
Simon was an early Internet entrepreneur starting in 1993, co-founding Match.com. He co-founded Clean Power Finance/Spruce, the Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute and other ventures.
From time to time, Simon trains some of the world’s leading MBAs in the Interpersonal Dynamics Program at Stanford University, where he is a Senior Facilitator. Simon served on the President’s Leadership Council at Menlo College in Atherton, California and as Chair of the Finance Advisory Board. Simon is a Trustee and Founding Chair of the Philomathean Endowment Trust at the University of Pennsylvania. He developed long-range planning for the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta and served as Board Vice President of the STOP AIDS Project in San Francisco. Simon’s avocations include musicology and violin, and he holds a Bay Skippers License.
Simon held positions with McKinsey & Co., IBM, General Electric, Radius, and Wharton. He attended Georgia Tech during high school and graduated Magna cum Laude from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He holds an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Simon is a first-generation Cuban-American.