Speaker Biography

Benjamin Smith

TitleCEO, Laduma
BioBen is the CEO and co-founder of Laduma. He is a graduate of UCLA & University of Glasgow, has bungy-jumped off a 350ft bridge in New Zealand and was once described by Sean Connery as ‘an absolute bloody genius’ and by Jose Mourinho as stupid. You decide.

He loves his wife and two boys, watching Akira Kurosawa movies and avocados.

Ben’s career began in the movies, working on a series of award-winning films such as Cold Moutain and Hannibal. He then spent a decade at The Times and the BBC, where he developed a reputation for trusted and informed storytelling. VR and AR are his next and most exciting content platforms.