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Ben Swanton

Owner, Director, 808 Talent

London, United Kingdom

Skills

Broadcast Workflows
Digital TV
OTT
Middleware
VOD
Video streaming
CDN
CEO
COO
CMO
Sales
Pre-Sales
Solutions Architect
Business Development
Professional Services
Operations
Marketing
Project Manager
Program Manager
CTO
VP Sales
Consultants
Media Asset Management
Content Management
Content Distribution
Playout
Headhunter
Recruitment Consultant
Executive Search
Retained Search
Broadcast Media specialist
Cloud based services
Sports Rights & Production
Telecommunications
OVP
IPTV
Web TV
Product Manager

Timeline

Professional experience for Ben Swanton

  • Current , since May 2014

    Director

    808 Talent

    Owner of Recruitment & Headhunting consultancy focusing on the global Broadcast, Converging Media, and Sports Media industries

  • 3 years and 6 months, Nov 2010 - Apr 2014

    Head of Search & Selection

    PCR

    Specialist Headhunter and Recruitment Consultant within the global Broadcast, Digital TV and New Media industries, currently working at PCR - www.pcrweb.co.uk. Specific market expertise focuses on Media Asset Management technologies (aka MAM, DAM) and related Broadcast Workflows. I recruit Mid to Senior and Executive Level profiles for leading Broadcasters, Service providers, Vendors, Systems Integrators and Consultancies across EMEA and APAC.

  • 4 years and 4 months, Jul 2006 - Oct 2010

    Managing Consultant - Communications Division

    ICP Search

    I am a Specialist Headhunter in the Broadcast, Post Production, Digital TV, Satellite Communication and Telecommunication industries on a global level. I recruit mid to senior level candidates for Technical, Engineering, Pre-Sales, Project, Program, Marketing, Sales, Business Development and Executive level positions globally.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Aug 2004 - Jun 2006

    Commercial Consultant

    The Sammons Group

Educational background for Ben Swanton

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 1999 - Jun 2003

    French Studies

    University of Warwick, England

  • 6 years, Aug 1993 - Jul 1999

    Loughborough Grammar School,

Languages

  • English

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  • French

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Wants

Networking with contacts in Broadcast
Converging Media
& Sports Media industries

Interests

Networking
Golf
Tennis
Squash
Football
Rugby

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