About 808 Talent

Meet the people behind 808 Talent

Ben Swanton

Ben Swanton

Founder & CEO

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 & Sports Media technology industry, who has spent 15 years working for Eurovision Services. He is responsible for building and managing the worldwide sales team at Eurovision Services as well as managing a number of their most prestigious global accounts – including Formula 1, UEFA, FIFA, IMG, Sky, NBA, and the PGA Tour.

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

Sarah Swanton

Sarah Swanton

Operations Director

Sarah began her career in recruitment 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 managing the day to day operational side of the business within 808 Talent, Sarah is also involved in setting up a wellbeing practice, with the specific aim of helping people lift depression and find relief from stress, overwhelm and anxiety. 

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