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Ben Hammersley

Los Angeles, USA
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Expert and charismatic global futurist who helps organisations thrive in uncertain times

Acclaimed broadcaster, author, and adviser to corporations and governments

Space entrepreneur

Ben Hammersley is a broadcaster, writer and lecturer on how digital technology is re-shaping business, politics and society. As well as being the author of many books and articles on modern technology, he has advised a wide variety of corporations, governments, and international organisations on how to thrive in the future. He is also the principal of Onwards Friend, a startup currently working on developing science platforms for Near-Space and Low Earth Orbit.

Ben’s expertise encompasses the future of…

  • the workplace
  • cyber security
  • healthcare
  • transportation
  • culture
  • space
  • new technology

…and much more.

In 2014 he presented BBC World News’ award-winning documentary, “Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley”, which was broadcast internationally. Previous roles include the UK Prime Minister’s Ambassador to Tech City, London’s Internet Quarter; Innovator-in-Residence at Goldsmiths, University of London; and Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC.


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"In an era of unprecedentedly rapid change, it's more important than ever for organisations to prepare for the future. Through cutting edge analysis, vivid examples and a generous helping of humour, Ben helps businesses chart a course that will help them to keep thriving in uncertain times."

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