Ben Whitter is the Founder and Chief Experience Officer of the World Employee Experience Institute (WEEI). Known globally as Mr Employee Experience, Ben is recognised as one of the leading figures in EX and has pioneered and popularised the concept worldwide. Reaching 16 million people through his writing, keynotes, strategic advisory services, workshops and coaching, Ben’s work inspired the first EX conferences and has been featured in publications including Forbes, the Financial Times, The Economist, Thomson Reuters, HR Grapevine and HRD magazine.
Ben is a prolific, inspiring, and trusted keynote speaker; he has delivered keynotes in +20 countries. Ben is often invited to share his ideas with the World’s leading brands and at leading industry events. Ben Whitter is also Chair of the UK’s top employee experience events and has been named a top global and UK influencer in HR & business. As a practitioner, Ben’s work has won multiple national awards, been cited in UK Parliament as national best practice, and has received an official Royal visit. Ben has worked and lived in 8 countries including 3 years in China as UK Higher Education’s first Director of Organisational Development to be based overseas.
Ben is the best-selling author of Employee Experience. His book was published in 2019 by Kogan Page, and debuted as the #1 new HR book in the USA; it features the Holistic Employee Experience (HEX) model, which is based on his original global research. Through his role with WEEI, Ben Whitter and his team support the development and growth of Certified Holistic Employee Experience (HEX) Practitioners worldwide. This flagship digital programme is fully focused on building the knowledge, skills, and advanced capabilities that are urgently required for the modern human-centred professional & leader.
Building the EX team, mandate and growing impact within and beyond your business.
Define, design, and deliver a high performing organisation through the HEX. Strategies, tools, and techniques of ‘Experience Architects’ and the principles of EX.
Learn how to deliver world-class and high impact journeys in work that create incredible moments of meaning.
Maximising the potential of all business and brand stakeholders from pre-hire to retire. Leadership
alignment, accountability and cultivation of the high impact touch points.
Unifying the workforce through the HEX to build a purposeful, mission-led, and values-driven company.
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"One of the World’s leading figures within employee experience is Ben Whitter. His compelling thought leadership, commentary and advocacy for employee experience is provoking the right conversations among HR executives right now. If you get the opportunity to attend one of Ben’s events or keynotes in person, take it."
"Ben is an influential global voice in HR. He has a compelling vision for employee experience and how it can increase value and drive business performance and differentiation. I also really enjoy talking with Ben because he is a genuine expert in Asian business and culture, and he’s incredibly passionate about giving a platform to the leading innovation happening in our part of the world."
Ernst & Young
"Ben is a true professional within the HR and OD profession. Ben has established himself as an emerged leader across many OD functions and being able to share his best practice and implement ideas within my own organisation has added true value. Ben is absolutely a people person and inspires and motivates people whilst simultaneously coaching them in order to allow others to grow and develop on their own. A true asset and true advocate for HR and OD."
"Ben is being talked about as the World’s ‘Mr Employee Experience’, and rightly so. He is at the forefront globally of shaping a new HR and workplace agenda. His thought leadership, which has featured our employee experience at Airbnb, has garnered a lot of attention worldwide and I have also co-hosted development sessions with him; his events are inspiring, real and authentic experiences. Bottom-line- he walks the talk. If you want to get ahead with the employee experience within your business, call Ben or get yourself to one of his fantastic events."
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