As consultant, analyst and blogger, Ben is recognized as an international thought leader in the converging media space. After 10 years in IT at Logica CMG, he moved on to run technology for a music start-up. Ben spent the next 10 years with Orange, bringing the Internet into telecoms core business. He ran innovation programs then launched several media based services including IPTV in Europe and Africa. Since 2008 he has been running his own company, CTO innovation Consulting, now helping his international clients with strategy, business modelling, technology. Since 2012 he has added communication and PR to his portfolio. In 2015 Ben joined the Ultra HD Forum where he is working on next generation TV and entertainment. He lives in Paris and his social media name is nebul2.
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