Full Name
Ben Keen
Job Title
Independent Analyst & Advisor
Speaker Bio
Ben is an independent analyst and board-level advisor in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) space. He has over 35 years of experience helping companies and investors make better-informed decisions based on data-driven understanding of the future.

Current interests include serving as Non-Executive Chairman of TV drama consultancy MediaXchange, Non-Executive Director of TAA Tech Ventures, Advisory Board member at movie streamer CultPix, immersive audio innovator Plaudeo and web3 video enabler EDGE, Industry Advisor to investment bank Silverwood Partners, Advisor to Nasdaq-listed media-tech group Pixelworks, Senior Advisor to start-up accelerator Match-Maker Ventures, Senior Associate at digital sports consultancy Seven League, and expert advisor to the high-level government-industry liaison organisation British Screen Forum.

Until 2017, Ben was Chief Analyst & Vice President for TMT at IHS Markit, leading a team of 100 expert analysts around the world and advising leaders at most of the world’s largest TMT groups. He had P&L responsibility for ~$50m of revenue.

Prior to IHS, Ben was instrumental in building Screen Digest into a premiere research firm, pioneering empirical analysis and robust forecasting of global media and technology markets. In late 2010, Ben helped engineer a successful exit for Screen Digest with a sale to Nasdaq-listed IHS. Ben subsequently helped IHS acquire and integrate another six TMT research and analysis firms.
Ben Keen