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|Benjamin is a serial founder since he was 13 years old. Now he advises governments, ministries, creates economic and education development programs and is the founder of MoreThanDigital International, a global platform to help SMEs tackle the problems of the future.|
|Tell us your best small idea for big business wins|
|Get sh** done. Most businesses ruin themselves with “we will see, we will wait, we will discuss” – The hard thing is to do the things. I just made it a habbit and build fully bootstrapped all my businesses because I needed to do it and because I had only limited funds.|
|Tell us about you and your background|
|Talin Benjamin founded his first company at the age of 13, and many more have followed. His passion is changing the status quo with technology and innovation. His experience now ranges from marketing, change management, and digital product and strategy development to platforms and complex ecosystems. One of his greatest desires is also to share his gained expertise.|
The experienced keynote speaker speaks on topics such as innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, start-up, and new technologies and advises governments, EU commissions, and ministries on issues of education, economic development, digitalization, and the future. Since 2017, Benjamin Talin is also founder and CEO of MoreThanDigital, which has become one of the world’s leading platforms for digitalization, innovation, and future topics.
Next to this, he is also a member of the Board of Berlin University of Digital Science, Member of the Advisory Council of the Harvard Business Review, Member of the Swiss Digital Society Initiative, Member of the MIT Tech Review, a Steering Committee member of the Internet Governance Forum and member of the EU Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Initiative.
|Business is all about overcoming obstacles and creating opportunities for growth. What do you see as the real challenge right now?|
|Definitely the biggest challenge is the squeeze in the economy between dealing with price surges, outages in delivery, falling consumer spendings and an uncertain future.|
|On a lighter note, if you had the ability to pick any business superpower, what would it be and how would you put it into practice?|
|To know everything – And I would wan’t to create solutions that will bring humanity a step closer to be an intergalactic race instead of destroying ourselves.|
|What does “success” in 2023 mean to you? It could be on a personal or business level, please share your vision.|
|I want to publish again way more, learn 2 new skills (still TBD) and launch Insights, our new platform I am working on for 5 years with over 100 different experts.|