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Ben Hammersley

Los Angeles, USA

Contributing Editor to WIRED magazine

Host of Netflix and BBC television series “Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley”

Front line reporter in countries such as Afghanistan, Iran, Burma, Philippines, Lebanon, Israel, Japan, USA, Canada, Morocco, Turkey.

“I don’t want it to go unrecognised how much we appreciated his time yesterday and how impactful his message was to our Senior leaders both professionally and personally. It’s ignited a flurry of conversations this morning. Ben managed to deliver a powerful message and we hope this is the start of something special.”

Ben Hammersley Speaker Profile:

Ben Hammersley is one of the most thought-provoking futurists of our time and has been addressing audience around the globe for over 10 years.  He brings a practical, proactive approach to future technologies inspiring audiences to be PRESENT now to be PREPARED for the future.  

As an international reporter, author and adventure seeker, Ben explores the effects of the internet and the digital network on the world’s business, political and social atmospheres. His latest book, which was published internationally, “64 Things You Need to Know Now For Then” gives us the essential guide to the things we need to know for life in the 21st century.  Ben is the writer, host and narrator of Netflix and BBC television series “Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley” that was shot in over six countries across the globe.  As the first specialist correspondent on the internet for The Times [of London] and the Guardian, he became the inventor of the popular term, ‘podcast’.

With his current position as the Editor-at-Large of UK’s WIRED magazine, Ben has been called upon to advise three governments and countless organizations in the area of technology and media including a seat on the European Commission High Level Group on Media Freedom of the European Union.  His personal experiences from the fields of aviation, emergency medicine, genomic science, disaster response, and war reporting, has enabled Ben Hammersley to deliver insightful, practice-changing messages to corporate and governmental clients on five continents for over two decades.  

As a sought after global speaker, Ben has given talks at events for Deutsche Telekom, Legal & General, Ernst & Young, Thyssen Krupp, Accenture, King, Imago Techmedia, Ericsson, DuPont, Adobe, BT, Hiscox, Mobile World Congress, Sanford Bernstein, Zeiss, AXA, Deloitte, Airbus, Pfizer, Langfang CITIC, Vodafone, AssetMark, KPMG, BlackRock, Kiewit, MTV, Rakuten, Virgin, European Commission, UK Prime Minister’s Office, United States DoD, Microsoft, Google and many more.. 

Keynote Topics:

• Sustainable leadership in the digital age

• Artificial Intelligence & Virtual Reality

• Big Data

• Cybersecurity

• Innovation – global trends

For availability and speaker fees, please contact Ben Hammersley’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.

Our Comment

"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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