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Stephen Attenborough

Former Commercial Director Virgin Galactic and inspirational speaker, Stephen Attenborough, is in much demand to speak at corporate events on a wide range of themes including innovation and leadership.

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International speaker, Stephen Attenborough, is the former Commercial Director for Virgin Galactic, a company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group created to provide commercial space flights.  In 2023 he became a Board Member of Virgin Unite and an advisory board member at Space for Humanity

Stephen joined Virgin Galactic as the company’s first full time employee in 2004 to put in place the commercial foundations of the business. He went on to lead a team in London covering sales, marketing, customer care, PR and communications. He also had responsibility for workstreams developing and managing the astronaut experience as well as the liability, insurance and regulatory framework initially as Commercial Director and latterly as Chief Customer Officer.

Stephen joined Virgin Galactic having escaped a career in investment management in the City of London.

He is an exceptional speaker with a remarkable story.

Stephen Attenborough keynote speaker topics include:

  • Opening access to space for the benefit of humankind; lessons learnt from the Virgin Galactic story
  • Making the impossible, possible; forging a brand new industry and building a purposeful and innovative brand from scratch
  • Keeping wealthy customers on your side and by your side, regardless of the terrain.
  • Creating and maintaining an entrepreneurial culture which survived and thrived on the challenging road to space
  • Impact of new technologies on business
  • People and technology – getting the right mix
  • Business innovation and growth

Feedback includes:

Rocket man Stephen Attenborough delivered a truly galactic keynote speech” EMC3

“Still buzzing from Stephen Attenborough’s talk at the Market Gravity Awards tonight. Exciting stuff” Margaret Gold,  Citizen Science Lead within the Open Science Programme of Leiden University

“Fantastic – we’d gladly use him again.” Deloitte Limited

A great and compelling speaker” Boston Consulting Group

“What an amazing session with Stephen Attenborough” Tata Consultancy Services TCS Summit Asia Pacific

“Fantastic keynote” MediaMath

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