Benjamin Southworth is the Deputy CEO of Tech City Investment Organisation (TCIO). In his role as Deputy CEO, Ben’s focus is on helping develop existing and new events for the Tech City cluster and ensuring that the community’s views are communicated to policy-makers in Government and City Hall.

Ben is experienced in the tech and digital start-ups space having worked in the community for nearly ten years. Prior to joining TCIO, Ben was involved in a number of tech start-ups and was one of the founders and organisers of Digital Sizzle, Don’t Pitch Me Bro and Silicon Drinkabout events in East London.