Ben Naparstek (AUS)
Director, Audible Originals

Audible is the Australian arm of the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and spoken word entertainment, Amazon.

Ben has almost a decade’s experience managing cross-functional teams across content, marketing and emerging technologies.

He’s headed up online at SBS and served as the digital director of communications marketing firm Edelman, leading the Australian office’s team of videographers, designers, UX experts, social curators, paid media specialists, programmers and producers. Ben has served as Editor of Fairfax Media’s Good Weekend magazine and national current affairs magazine The Monthly. He’s also been a contributor to The Financial Times and a collection of his journalism was published as In Conversation.

Currently, Ben is Director of Audible Originals, overseeing original documentaries, dramas and series for Audible.

He has BA/LLB (Hons) degrees from the University of Melbourne and is completing an Executive MSc of Technology Management at Columbia University.