A Leading International Speaker Consultation & Booking Service

Harper Reed

Harper Reed is a US-based technology engineer, innovator and entrepreneur. Called a “tech pioneer”, “digital wizard” and “hard to miss in a room”, he is fascinated by how technology continues to shape, transform and empower human behaviour. He is currently the Head of Commerce at Braintree, a PayPal Company.

In 2012 Harper was responsible for delivering Barack Obama’s online campaign and get-out-the-vote programme. As Chief Technology Officer at Obama’s campaign HQ in Chicago, Harper was the man who was responsible for engineering perhaps the most sophisticated political campaign of all time.

From 2005 to 2009, Harper Reed was the CTO of Chicago-based clothing company Threadless, one of the first successful crowdsourcing companies, and helped increase revenue tenfold during that period. From 2009 to 2012 he consulted for companies like Rackspace, an innovative cloud-based website host, and Sandbox Industries, a forward-thinking venture capital company which funds hundreds of tech projects in their early stages and then launches the best few. Harper has also developed a number of community based apps in Chicago.

Harper is a brilliant speaker on how technology can enhance business performance, foster organisational creativity and build strong teams. He also speaks eloquently on the state of data security on the internet and the demographics and constituencies of US politics.

For further information or to book Harper Reed, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

Other speakers you might like

Jim Cregan

Jim Cregan

The founder of Jimmy's Iced Coffee, Jim Cregan believes common sense is the key to running a business.
Sarah Wood

Sarah Wood

CEO and Co-founder of Unruly.
Nigel Barlow

Nigel Barlow

Nigel Barlow is one of the most dynamic business speakers on disruption, innovation, and mindset change.…
Priya Lakhani

Priya Lakhani

Priya Lakhani is an impressive, insightful and immediately-likeable entrepreneur. She speaks passionately…
Caroline Plumb

Caroline Plumb

Co-founder of FreshMinds, one of the fastest growing companies in the UK, Caroline Plumb OBE is an inspirational…
Top