Ben Nunney is European Marketing Manager at Twilio, working out of the company’s European office in London, UK. Prior to joining Twilio, Ben spent more than five years at Microsoft UK, firstly as a Cloud Deployment Specialist, pioneering the adoption of new cloud communications platforms at the firm, and latterly as a Technical Evangelist. During his time at the software giant, Ben took responsibility for the company’s student evangelist programme, ‘Microsoft Student Partners’. This involved mentoring young technologists, startups and entrepreneurs, as well as co-hosting a successful podcast, called The Geekly Chronicles, aimed at younger founders and technology enthusiasts.
Ben was co-founder of ‘Enviromatch’; creating an application designed to deliver educational content to young people, helping raise awareness of environmental issues, and which won national rounds of the 2008 Imagine Cup competition. Ben was also a co-ordinator for social-media-for-social-good event Twestival, taking responsibility for planning and running Reading’s local chapters in both November 2009 and March 2010.
A keen writer and speaker, Ben is a regular columnist for Magnate Magazine, and has written for national publications including The Guardian. His previous speaking commitments have included guest lectures in technology and marketing at a number of UK universities, Young Rewired State, Apps World, Future of Web Apps, and hundreds of technical, marketing, and presentation skills workshops.