About 808 Talent

Meet the people behind 808 Talent

Ben Swanton

Ben Swanton

CEO & Founder of 808 Talent

Ben has been recruiting in the Broadcast and Sports Media technology markets since 2006, initially at ICP Search and PCR, before founding 808 Talent in 2014. His philosophy is to offer a unique, personalised, and consultative recruitment service to technology companies and candidates within these markets.

Ben has a deep market knowledge combined with a strong, loyal network of talent, making him the natural choice as a recruitment partner for startups and small fast growing businesses.

Alan Jones

Alan Jones

Advisor & Consultant

Alan is a Senior Commercial Executive within the Broadcast and Sports Media Technology industry, who has spent 20 years in senior commercial leadership positions working for Eurovision Services and SES. He has built and managed global sales teams, as well as won new business sales with a number of the most prestigious Broadcasters and Sports Rights Holders worldwide including Formula 1, NBA, PGA Tour, UEFA, FIFA, Wimbledon, IMG, and Sky.

Alan’s expertise is in the field of consulting on new market penetration, designing a sales strategy, team building, and general management.

Sarah Swanton

Sarah Swanton

Director of Operations

Sarah’s recruitment career started in 2001, working for a global consultancy in both London and Sydney, before later joining Ben and the team at ICP Search specialising in recruiting for technology companies in the Broadcast Media industry.

As well as supporting the day to day operations at 808 Talent, Sarah is also an advocate for promoting good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, and the positive impact this can have on retention, performance and the overall culture of an organisation.  

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