Ben Hammersley – Keynote Speaker

Global Digital Leader

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Specialist Subjects

  • Skills for future leaders
  • The shape of the post-digital world
  • Cognitive risk and the nature of threat
  • AI and The Future of Work
  • Cyber security
  • Digital Trends


  • English


Ben Hammersley is a thought-provoking futurist who has been lecturing to audiences around the globe for over 15 years. He brings a practical, proactive approach to the digital era inspiring audiences to be present now to be prepared for the future.

As an international reporter, author and adventure seeker, Hammersley 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 Hammersley is the writer and presenter of Netflix and BBC TV 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 Hammersley has been called upon to advise three governments and countless organisations in the area of technology and media including a seat on the European Commission High Level Group on Media Freedom of the European Union.

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