Andrew Keen


Andrew Keen is an entrepreneur, author, technology speaker and broadcaster who lectures at corporate events across the globe. One of the world’s leading contemporary analysts of digital business and culture Andrew Keen is one of the most sought after technology speakers on our roster.

Author of two acclaimed books, Digital Vertigo: How Today’s Online Social Revolution is Dividing, Diminishing and Disorientating Us and Cult of the Amateur: How the Internet is Killing Our Culture, Andrew Keen is one of the biggest success of America’s infamous Silicon Valley; he has toured the world as a business speaker and his books have been published in more than fifteen languages. And, though it all began with his start-up internet business, Andrew Keen has progressed to become one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the digital age.

Prior to becoming a successful businessman and technology speaker Andrew gained a number of impressive academic accolades including a First Class Degree from London University and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the prestigious Berkley University in California. As a business speaker Keen has returned to some of these locations and lectured to students regarding the changing landscape of digital business.

Andrew Keen is also the co-founder of Amsterdam University’s Future of University Education conference, an event that maps out the future of university education.

An eloquent and passionate technology speaker Keen is also frequently published in news and journalism publications; he regularly contributes to both the New York and Los Angeles Times as well as the UK newspaper The Guardian, international technology magazine Wired, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal.

Praised for his acuity and passion Andrew Keen has received awards for his publications and garners massive audiences for his broadcasting and radio work: Andrew has appeared as a technology speaker for CNN, making a series of commentaries exploring how internet trends are influencing social culture, whilst he is also lead interviewer on the popular Techcrunch chat show and hosts his own series, Keen On.

Outside his work in the print and digital media Andrew Keen has also appeared at a number of high profile live events where he has been a key technology and business speaker; he discusses the impact of new technology on 21st century business, education and society. He was a featured speaker in 2011 at the E-G8, former French President Sarkozy’s pre G8 gathering of digital leaders in Paris, where he spoke about the impact of data on individual privacy.

To book Andrew Keen as the technology speaker for your corporate event or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Andrew is known to cover the following topics:

  • Technology Speaker
  • Entrepreneur Speaker
  • Digital Media
  • Business Speaker
  • Social & Cultural Trends
  • Business Success

Andrew Keen is not only one of the world’s most influential thinkers about the social and economic impact of digital technology, but he’s also one of its most articulate and passionate public speakers. His speeches at DLD have always been delightfully smart, humorous and provocative and we look forward to collaborating with him again in the future – DLD Media