Attract. Engage. Hire.

Global Talent Solutions for the Broadcast & Sports Media Technology Industry


Where Talent Meets Innovation in Broadcast & Sports Media Technology

We know that finding, attracting, and hiring the right people for your team globally, especially when you’re part of a startup or small fast-growing company, is pivotal for business success.

Founded in 2014 by Ben Swanton, 808 Talent connects leaders of innovative, progressive and disruptive technology companies with some of the brightest and talented minds in the Broadcast & Sports Media Technology industry, across the globe. 

Through our 15 years’ market knowledge, we know how to connect you to people who are not only right for the job, but also excited by your vision, enabling you to achieve the kind of impact, growth and results you’re really looking for.

Market Expertise

Our market knowledge and expertise spans the whole technology lifecycle of content, from acquisition through to distribution.  808 Talent partners with innovative companies that specialise in everything from Remote Production, Virtual Production, VFX, AR/VR, Graphics, MAM, AI, Media Workflows, Metadata, Analytics, QoE, Transcoding, to Streaming, OTT, Distribution, and SVOD.

Within Sport, 808 Talent not only works within Production and Media Technology, but also with Elite Sports Technology Vendors offering cutting edge Video and Data Analysis solutions to Professional Teams, Leagues, and Federations globally.

Video Delivery & Distribution

Cloud-Based Services

Broadcast Workflows

AR/VR. Graphics. VFX

Elite Sports Technology

What We Do

Retained Search & Executive Recruitment

When making a key hire for the company, you want the best talent in the market, not just the best available job seeker, which is why a researched, targeted and professional headhunting campaign delivers the best results. 

Project Recruitment for Multiple Hires

Ideal for fast growing companies looking to hire several roles both simultaneously and quickly. Our network spans Sales & Commercial, Professional Services and Research & Development which means you only need one touchpoint for recruitment.

Talent Consulting & People Strategy

Consulting for businesses going through high growth or transformation. Services include: talent acquisition & hiring strategy, remuneration benchmarking, advisory on entry into new markets, company restructuring, and M&A introductions.

Meet the people behind 808 Talent

Ben Swanton

Ben Swanton

Founder & CEO

Alan Jones

Alan Jones

Advisor & Consultant

Sarah Swanton

Sarah Swanton

Director of Operations

808 Talent sponsors SVG Europe

Get in touch

All enquiries to Ben Swanton, CEO at 808 Talent

Global office based in UK

+44 (0) 203 752 2895

+44 (0) 7917 772731