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Julia Hobsbawm Keynote Speaker

  • Expert speaker and commentator on the post pandemic workplace, building social health and networks, and simplicity in a complex age
  • Chair of the Demos Workshift Commission
  • Founder, Editorial Intelligence and frequent broadcaster (BBC, Sky News)

Julia Hobsbawm's Biography

Julia Hobsbawm is an expert keynote speaker, addressing the problems and solutions of humans in the machine age, specifically how to achieve simplicity in complex times and the ‘Nowhere Office’ of the post-pandemic hybrid workplace.

She is the Chair of the Demos Workshift Commission and the author of the new report The Nowhere Office which was featured in The Economist and The Financial Times.

Julia is the author of six books including the award-winning ‘The Simplicity Principle’ which won two awards for Best Business Book and Best General Self-Help book 2020 in the USA.  Her latest book is The Nowhere Office: Reinventing Work and the Workplace of the Future” (2022)

Julia is a regular speaker and commentator all over the world, having addressed audiences ranging from Zurich Financial Services to MS Amlin, the OECD, The European Commission, to the BBC and The Cabinet Office. As an entrepreneur she was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in 2015 and founded and runs the networks and content business Editorial Intelligence, including its social mobility arm, The Social Capital Network.

Julia broadcasts regularly on the BBC, Sky News, in Strategy + Business magazine, and her podcasts are The Nowhere Office and The Simplicity Principle.

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Videos of Julia Hobsbawm

Social health: Surviving & thriving in age of overload
Social health: Surviving & thriving in age of overload
The British Academy | Future of the Corporation – Second Purpose Summit Session 3 - With Julia Hobsbawm
The British Academy | Future of the Corporation – Second Purpose Summit Session 3 - With Julia Hobsbawm
The Simplicity Principle: Finding The Perfect Balance
The Simplicity Principle: Finding The Perfect Balance

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Books by Julia Hobsbawm

The Nowhere Office: Reinventing Work and the Workplace of the Future (2022)
Fully Connected: Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Overload
The Simplicity Principle

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