Ben Hammersley

Futurist and Technologist

Ben Hammersley

Ben Hammersley is a British Internet technologist, journalist, author and broadcaster who is available as a keynote or corporate speaker through Champions.

Gifted with a charming, enigmatic personality and incredible talent, Ben has worked as a TV presenter and talking head on a number of technology-based television and radio documentaries.

With time spent working for BBC Radio 4, presenting documentaries for both the BBC’s UK and international audiences, as well as touring the world as business speaker, he has fast become one of the most well-known technology journalists in the UK.

Ben previously worked as an internet reporter for The Times, and until 2013, he was the Prime Minister’s Ambassador to East London Tech City.

He is also member of the Transatlantic Network 2020 and a trustee of the London chapter of the Awesome Foundation. In August 2011 he was made a fellow of the UNAOC, and he is a judge of the Lovie Awards.

In 2013, he became a fellow of the Robert Schuman School for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute.

In addition he is Innovator-in-Residence at the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies at Goldsmiths, University of London, Editor at Large of Conde Nast’s Wired UK magazine, a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Media Freedom, and a non-resident fellow of the Brookings Institution.

As a speaker, Ben focuses on the extreme effects of the digital and networked world on business, society, and life. Through compelling stories, deep analysis, and bleeding-edge examples of the modern world, he can help people, businesses, organisations, governments, or institutions navigate and prosper in the future.

To book Ben Hammersley as the keynote speaker for your digital technology event, the specialist technology speaker for your corporate event or as a business speaker for your television production contact Champions Motivational Speakers by completing the online form or by telephone on: +44 1509 85 29 27.

  • Digital Innovation
  • Social and Cultural Trends
  • Technology Speaker
  • Business Development

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