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 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 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.
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