Dr Liam Hackett

Dr. Liam Hackett is the Founder and CEO of Ditch the Label; one of the largest anti-bullying charities in the world. He has grown Ditch the Label into an organisation that helps thousands of people every month; during 2017 alone they supported 1.1 million people globally.
Liam sits on advisory boards across the third sector and governmental departments and has contributed to various academic and government reports at UK, EU and USA level. Working across a multitude of countries and languages, Liam regularly speaks, debates and contributes articles throughout the press, radio and TV on a range of issues surrounding bullying, cyberbullying, equality, discrimination, gender, self-esteem, masculinity, digital technology and young people, business and marketing. He regularly speaks publicly in places such as The White House, The United Nations, the European Parliament and the Houses of Parliament, in addition to live public events with audiences of up to 12,000.

Building an internationally disruptive digital brand with a cult following

An overview of Liam’s personal story and background including how he got into the business and the third sector. How he grew an international brand into a major charity by seeing it also as a business and not simply a nonprofit. He will share lessons that he’s learnt that may help others.

Dr Liam Hackett will be speaking in the following theatres:

Keynote 1 - Thursday 11.45 - 12.15: Building an internationally disruptive digital brand with a cult following


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