"I'm interested in the art of finding and creating spaces to encourage different ways of thinking."

Biography

Rachel Botsman has lived on four continents, given three celebrated TED talks, written two critically acclaimed books, and created Oxford University’s first course on trust in the digital world at the Saïd Business School.

Her books have been translated into 14 languages. What’s Mine is Yours, predicted the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, and was hailed by TIME magazine as one of “10 Ideas that Will Change the World.”

Who Can You Trust?, explores the profound ways trust is shifting; it was praised by Adam Grant, Marc Benioff, Sherry Turkle, and was named one of the best books of the year by WIRED.

Rachel is a regular contributor to The Guardian, Financial Times, The New York Times, WIRED, and Harvard Business Review. She is host of the podcast Rethink Moments, and the BBC series Money, Money, Money.

She is a world-renowned speaker, known for her clear insights and warm storytelling. Past clients have included Salesforce, Goldman Sachs, the World Business Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, Adobe, and Snapchat.

Rachel lives in Oxford with her husband, two children, and dog Mack.

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Most Creative People in Business, Fast Company
  • Women of the Year, ‘The Progressive Voice’ InStyle
  • ‘10 Ideas That Will Change The World’, Time
  • World’s Top 50 Management Thinkers, Thinkers50
  • Breakthrough Idea Award, Thinkers50
  • Top 10 Most Influential Voices, LinkedIn
  • HR Most Influential Thinkers, HR Magazine
  • Top 20 Speakers in the World, Monocle
  • Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum
  • Finalist, CEO Book Awards
  • Finalist, ‘Embracing Change’, Business Book Awards
  • Finalist, Interview of the Year, British Podcast Awards

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