Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Herb is best known as Founder of the long-running Thinking Digital Conference. The 8th Annual Thinking Digital Conference takes place in May 2015. In addition to Thinking Digital, Herb is the founder of the TEDxLiverpool, TEDxManchester, TEDxSheffield and TEDxNewcastle. He is a Board Director for Tech City UK and an advisory board member for branded content agency Captive Minds in London.
In 2010, the Guardian included Herb as part of their MediaGuardian Top 100 list of newsmakers and influencers. In 2011, Wired Magazine named Herb as part of the Wired 100.
Herb earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University. He moved to the UK in 1997 and currently resides in Liverpool and works in Newcastle. He’s a proud father to a 9 year old daughter.