Julia Hobsbawm is an entrepreneur, writer, and consultant who addresses the challenges of the hyper connected age, in particular remedies of what she has called Social Health for organisations.

She is Chair of The Workshift Commission and is Founder and Chair of the content and connection business Editorial Intelligence. Her bestselling book The Simplicity Principle: Six Steps Towards Clarity in a Complex World was published in 2020 and won two US Awards for Best Business Book and Best Self-Help Book of 2020. Her previous books include Fully Connected: Social Health in an Age of Overload which was shortlisted for Management Book of the Year.

Awarded an OBE for services to business, her articles are amongst the most downloaded on the Strategy + Business site and she is an adviser to the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation project.

She regularly speaks to global audiences in government, private and public sectors. Julia is a founding trustee in the UK of OurBrainBank, a patron of Saving Faces: Facial Surgery Research Foundation, patron of The Zoe Education Trust, and is the Founder of the Social Capital Network.

Solutions for humans in the machine age