Simon Beckerman

Founder

Simon Beckerman is the founder of Depop. Born and bred in Milan, Simon approaches every project he works on with a passion for global discovery and inspiration. Having begun his career in graphic design, he went on to found ​PIG Magazine and ​RETROSUPERFUTURE​ sunglasses. At PIG, Simon created Depop - as a social network where readers could buy items from the young creatives featured in the magazine. After realising that Depop needed a selling function, Simon re-envisioned the app as a marketplace and a mobile space where you can see what your friends and the people you’re inspired by are liking, buying and selling.
After a successful soft launch in Italy in 2012, Simon moved to London, where he is currently based, along with Depop's HQ. Depop has raised around $100m to date in funding and has over 26 million users.
In his spare time, Simon is a mechanical watch fanatic!