Ben is one of the co-founders of Wordsmith Digital, a collective of digital practitioners whose skills span every discipline of digital marketing and communications and cover quite literally all things 'internet'.
Ben also started London's grassroots digital festival SXSE London, a charity event that tries to answer the question "How is technology changing us?"
In addition he created the biggest political Facebook campaign in UK history, surpassing the number of Facebook fans of all the political parties combined at the time and gaining national media coverage.
Formerly from a B2B marketing background, he project-managed for the multiple award-winning Rabbit agency where he ran several campaigns and events for national and global clients, winning PRCA's "Best Campaign" award for AVG's Digital Diaries series. He also trained their team in community management - they went on to win Agency of the Year in 2012.
He was also in charge of growing global online communities of nearly 2 million for AVG Antivirus, winning Useful Social Media's "most social business" award in the process.