Bio

Dr. Simon Mills is a New York based writer, entrepreneur, technologist and businessman. He is a skilled innovator with over thirty years of business experience. Born in Perth, Western Australia in 1967, he studied at the Conservatorium of Music in New South Wales and went on to become a piano tuner – restorer, toured with many Australian rock bands and co-hosted a radio program that became nationally syndicated. Mills founded London Music Group (LMG) with business partner Wazza Bray in 1990 and grew that company to the number one commercial music production house in the country, winning award after award, culminating in the World’s Best Jingle at the International Broadcasting Awards in Hollywood, CA in 2003. In 2005, Simon moved from Australia to New York, NY with his wife and three children. There, he grew LMG digitalMedia USA to attract customers as significant as Hyatt, AIG, BBDO, CBS, Starbucks, Pepsi, The Economist and more.


Professional

  • Founder at Polymath.digital, a digital arts company focussed on web and platform development, Search Engine Optimization, video and music production, brand identity and tech innovation.
  • The author of Dr. Mills books, a children’s book franchise.
  • Co-founder of Western Development Group, a California-based real estate development company focused on hotel resort and low-income housing developments across the state.
  • Dean of Technology at CULA, In 2015 Dr. Mills was asked to join the faculty of City University Los Angeles in the role of Dean of Technology. CULA, a 40-year-old organization, is bringing it’s technology in line with today’s needs and Dr. Mills is facilitating that transition. Http://www.cula.edu
  • Partner and Author-In-Residence at Enigami & Rednow Publishers, New York. An eclectic, boutique book publishing company.
  • Founder of Emancipation Media, a domain registrar.
  • Founder of HostMills.com, a web hosting platform.
  • Founder if Locate Real Estate, a disruptive real estate technology platform, a national real estate brokerage network, and a media monetization engine.
  • Co-founder of LMG Digital Media Australia.
  • Co-founder of Fitzpatrick-Mills Events.
Web / Tech Developer
Fast, efficient, high level web development is key to commerce of every type. Building websites is far more than code. It requires a collection of skills that include artistic eye, word smithing, a profound understanding of advertising and marketing, graphic composition, video production, audio engineering, resource management, search optimization and server architecture. Having one person that understands the full range of disciplines and can also project manage them all is rare.
Composer / Musician
Award winning composer and musical communicator. Commercial jingles to full songs.
Books

Internationally published author with the versatility of writing anything from web content to business pitch collateral and from children’s literature to ghost writing full length novels.

The last skill that has not been and can not be commoditized. The idea is the most under valued as well as the most important part of any venture.
Raising capital for tech ventures and real estate development.

Skills Overview

Mad Piano Skills
88%
Lego Assembling
90%
Responsible Parenting
50%
Causing Wife Eye Rolls
99%
Not recognizing famous people and asking what they do
82%
Attention span
4%
Negotiation and justification
100%
Steak Cooking
79%