Simon Slade

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Simon Slade
NationalityNew Zealand
OccupationEntrepreneur, Executive
Known forFounder of Salehoo

Simon Slade (born 1982) is an internet entrepreneur from Christchurch, New Zealand.[1] He is the founder and current CEO of the online product-sourcing directory SaleHoo,[2] the affiliate marketing training portal Affilorama, and their parent company Doubledot Media Limited.[1]


In 2003, Slade graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Business Management and a bachelor’s in marketing.


In 2001, Slade began his sales and technology career as a sales representative at Sellagence Limited.[3] He and co-founder Mark Ling each contributed $500 to launch SaleHoo in 2005, which reached 10,000 members eight months after its creation.[4]

In 2006, Slade and Ling launched Affilorama, an affiliate marketing training portal with 230,000 members and over 100 free video lessons.[5] That same year, Slade and Ling also launched Doubledot Media, the parent company of SaleHoo and Affilorama.[6]


Slade was a Global Operator Finalist at the 2008 Champion Canterbury Awards[7] and an Exporter of the Year Finalist at the 2008 AmCham Export Awards.[7]


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  2. ^ "Money On The Margin". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Simon Slade". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  4. ^ "9 Signs It's Time to Update Your Website (and How to Fix It)". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  5. ^ "What Is Business Process Automation (And How Can It Help Your Business)?". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Keeping staff happy good for business". Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Simon Slade-Who You Know or What You Know in Sales?". Retrieved 15 December 2014.