Dr Tom Chatfield

Tom Chatfield is a British writer and broadcaster. His books exploring digital culture – most recently “Live This Book!” (Penguin) and “How to Thrive in the Digital Age” (Pan Macmillan) – have been published in over two dozen languages.

A columnist for the BBC, international commentator and TED Global speaker, he has worked as a writer and consultant with some of the world’s leading technology firms.

He completed a doctorate at St John’s College, Oxford, before moving to London; he now lives in Kent with his wife, young family and several semi-feral animals.

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