Jason Stockwood

Reboot
  • Reboot

  • The tech revolution will hit us all soon. How can any organisation survive and thrive?

    Headlines predict that whole industries will be decimated by Artificial Intelligence and automation. Some bosses and bankers are rubbing their hands at the prospect of cost savings and staff cuts.

    But there is another way. New technology can also empower teams, fuel creativity and make people happier.

    At Simply Business, twice voted the UK’s best company to work for, big data and automated systems are being harnessed to generate positive growth, staff are currently trialling a four-day week in their Northampton office. In this bold blueprint, CEO Jason Stockwood – named by the Sunday Times as the UK’s best leader – shows how any organisation can think freshly and benefit from technology by putting its people first.

Jason Stockwood is CEO of Simply Business, twice recognised by The Sunday Times as the UK’s best company to work for, and he was named as ‘Best Leader’ in the UK in 2016. Simply Business is the UK’s leading B2B insurance broker, and is among the Tech Track 100 of the fastest-growing tech companies. It was acquired by the US insurance group Travelers in 2017 for $490m and has been accredited as a B Corporation, one of 2,000 companies worldwide that are committing to redefining how business measures success. Jason previously held leadership roles at lastminute.com, match.com, Skyscanner and Travelocity.