Stephen Attenborough

Virgin Galactic's Commercial Director

The Commercial Director for the infamous Virgin Galactic, Stephen Attenborough is a world class innovator and technology speaker whose role in the Virgin Group looks set to make Virgin Galactic the world’s first passenger carrying space-line. The company’s first full time employee Stephen Attenborough was hired by Virgin owner Sir Richard Branson for his unparalleled intellect and existing experience as one of the world’s foremost expert technology speakers. A decade later Attenborough heads one of the leading teams in Virgin’s London office focusing on the sales, marketing and PR of the Virgin Galactic brand.

During his time at Virgin Galactic, Stephen Attenborough has been responsible for implementing many of the foundations of the company’s commercial business, his work as a business speaker and knowledge of the intricate and almost unbelievable science and technology involved in the Virgin Galactic endeavours not only make him a fascinating after dinner speaker but have also helped to make Virgin Galactic the international sensation it is today; ultimately securing deposits from more than 70,000 would-be customers from more than 120 countries, all seeking to venture into space.

Outside of his role in the business and marketing of the Virgin Galactic brand Stephen Attenborough also plays a vital role in the non-tourism side of the business, namely the scientific and technological research and future implications of extended space travel. His work as a technology speaker is therefore not only worthwhile to those in the business and innovation sector but also to those interested in science, astronomy and space travel.

Now boasting an estimated value of $900 million USD Virgin Galactic is on track to make space travel possible for people all over the world, not simply the elite and astronauts. A man as excited by the prospect of future space travel as many of his customer’s Stephen Attenborough is a passionate and engaging after dinner speaker suitable for a variety of events.

To book Stephen Attenborough as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function 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, Stephen is known to cover the following topics:

  • The Story Of Virgin Galactic
  • Impact Of New Technologies On Businesses
  • People & Technology: Getting The Right Mix
  • Business Innovation & Growth
  • Business Management
  • Marketing & Commercial Success

Take a look at Stephen delivering a speech below, where he discusses the future of air travel:

See what people had to say about Stephen after he had appeared at their corporate events:

“A great and compelling speaker.” – Boston Consulting Group

“Stephen was great, absolutely fantastic.” – Shreena, Succinctcomms