HRMI 2021: Ben Whitter, Founder, HEX Organization

Whitter was named as one of the World's top management thinkers by Thinkers50 and one of the top 30 organizational culture speakers in the world by Global Gurus in 2021.

Whitter has pioneered and popularised the concept of employee experience worldwide, and is the creator of the Holistic Employee Experience (HEX) model, which is being used and referenced by the World's leading brands to differentiate and deliver exceptional business, brand, human and societal outcomes. It features on his popular HEX Practitioner Programme, which runs virtually worldwide for leaders and professionals. 

Whitter is the Author of Employee Experience (2019) and Human Experience at Work (2021). Reaching over 18 million colleagues through his writing, research and speaking, he is frequently recognised as a leading figure in the EX movement. His work has been featured by The Times, The Economist, BBC, The Financial Times, and others. Whitter is the CEO of HEX Organization, which supports some of the world’s leading brands in developing their holistic, human-centred and experience-driven capabilities. He has spoken in over 30 countries.

As of August 2021, Whitter is currently shortlisted for the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Talent Award 2021 by Thinkers50 for his exceptional and ground-breaking contribution to management thinking over the past two years. 


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Ben Whitter was ranked 30th on the list of HR Most Influential Thinkers in 2021.