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Ben Hammersley - Keynote Speaker

Book Ben Hammersley as a keynote speaker. Ben Hammersley is one of the most thought-provoking futurists of our time. For over 15 years, he has been sharing his practical, proactive approach to future technologies to audiences around the world, helping them to be present now to be prepared for the future.  For more information on futurist speaker Ben Hammersley, contact VBQ Speakers founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk on leo@vbqspeakers.com or 0044 7833 727090.

 

ben hammersley

world-renowned futurist and expert on digital technology



Speaker Themes

  • The impact of digital tech on business, politics and society

  • Blockchain

  • Big data

  • Cyber security

  • The future of work

  • Creating innovative corporate cultures

  • 21st century leadership


Travels From

Los Angeles, USA

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Ben Hammersley is one of the most thought-provoking futurists of our time. For over 15 years, he has been sharing his practical, proactive approach to future technologies to audiences around the world, helping them to be present now to be prepared for the future.  

A highly experienced reporter and author, Ben explores the impact of digital technology on business, politics and society. His most recent book, Approaching The Future: 64 Things You Need to Know Now For Then (2013), is an essential guide to thriving in the 21st century.

Ben is the wrote, presented and narrated the television series “Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley”, which was filmed in six countries across the world and broadcast on Netflix and the BBC. As the first correspondent for The Times (London) and The Guardian specialising on the internet and digital culture, he invented the term ‘podcast’.

An Editor-at-Large of UK’s WIRED magazine, Ben has advised a host of organisations and several governments on the impact of technology and the future of the media. Such roles have included him taking a seat on the European Commission High Level Group on Media Freedom of the European Union. 

He has delivered high-impact, practice-changing speeches for countless multinational groups and corporations, weaving in not only his futurist expertise, but also his personal experiences from the fields of aviation, emergency medicine, genomic science, disaster response and war reporting.

BEN'S TALKS

Digital technology is disrupting all areas of business, politics and society - and this disruption is only going to get more intense.

An exceptionally charismatic and witty speaker, Ben helps organisations understand the key trends affecting them, and what they need to do to adapt and thrive in an age of radical change and uncertainty.

VIDEOS

Afraid of robots taking your job? Ben explains what your organisation needs to do to thrive when A.I. takes over (2017)


Ben outlines the key ways technology is re-shaping the business world (2016).


"It's going to be OK" (2013)


Testimonials

“Ben is a star!” —- Internet Dagarna 2018