Simone Heng is a human connection specialist and author of Secret Pandemic: The Search for Connection in a Lonely World.
As a former international broadcaster for the likes of Virgin Radio Dubai, HBO Asia, and CNBC, among others.
With over fifteen years of experience as a communicator on air, on stage, and one-on-one in different countries, connection has always been her life’s work.
As a speaker, Simone inspires people to connect in a world thirsty for connection. She has spoken to thousands and often for Fortune 500 organizations.
Her clients include Google, Bytedance, Salesforce, SAP, L’Oréal, TEDx, the United Nations, and many more. Simone and her work have been featured on CNN and in Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar, among others.
Simone is based and was born in Singapore but has also studied in Switzerland, was raised in Australia, and worked in the United Arab Emirates.
She has a communications and cultural studies degree from Curtin University of Technology.
Human Connection Specialist
Simone Heng is a human connection specialist and former international broadcaster for Virgin Radio Dubai, HBO Asia, and CNBC, among others.
With over 15 years of experience around the world as a communicator on-air, on stage, and one-on-one, connection has always been her life’s work.
As a speaker, Simone inspires people to connect in a world thirsty for connection. She has spoken to audiences of thousands and for clients that include Facebook/Meta, Google, Lucasfilm, Adobe, Salesforce, SAP, TEDx, SXSW and The United Nations.
Simone and her work have been featured in Vogue, Elle, South China Morning Post, CNN, and many more
Simone’s debut book on human connection, “Secret Pandemic: The Search for Connection in a Lonely World” is a Singaporean bestseller as well as an Amazon US Number 1 best-seller in the Social Science Reference category.
Simone’s writing has been described by the Kirkus Review as: “The book does a good job of making itself relevant by demonstrating the depth of the global problem of loneliness, and the author’s international perspective brings some variety to an often America-centric genre.
Heng has a talent for vivid imagery… , which makes the volume an easy and engaging read.”