Ben Francis Keynote Speaker

  • Founder of Gymshark
  • Served on the UK Government's Business Council for Entrepreneurs
  • EY UK Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner

Ben Francis's Biography

Ben Francis is the founder of Gymshark, a global fitness apparel and accessories brand that has grown to become one of the most recognizable and innovative companies in the industry. As a young entrepreneur, Ben launched Gymshark in 2012 from his mother’s garage in the UK, and since then, he has led the company to exponential growth, earning recognition as one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK.

Ben is a sought-after speaker, and his speaking topics often revolve around entrepreneurship, branding, and innovation. He has been invited to speak at prestigious events, including the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit and Web Summit, among others.

Ben’s leadership and business acumen have been recognized with numerous accolades, including being named in Forbes 30 under 30 and receiving the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has also been featured in leading publications such as Business Insider, GQ, and Forbes.

In addition to his work at Gymshark, Ben is involved with several charitable organizations, including Teenage Cancer Trust, and has previously served as a mentor for the Prince’s Trust.

Ben Francis attended Aston University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management.

As a speaker, Ben has delivered engaging and insightful talks for a variety of clients and events, including Nike, Google, and SXSW, to name a few. His entrepreneurial journey and Gymshark’s success story have become a source of inspiration for many aspiring business leaders.

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