Benjamin Wegg-Prosser


Benjamin Wegg-Prosser

Benjamin Wegg-Prosser was born in 1974, he is a British businessman currently occupying the role of Director of Corporate Development for SUP, a Moscow-based Internet company. Most recently, Wegg-Prosser was Tony Blair’s Director of Strategic Communications at No. 10 Downing Street [cite news
title = Ex-Mandelson aide in No 10 post
publisher = BBC
date = 2005-07-28
url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/4723971.stm
accessdate = 2007-11-21
] where he oversaw a series of innovations including the launch of Downing Street’s e-petitions service. [cite news
first = Simon
last = Walters
title = No 10 adviser behind road toll poll says: 'I'm proud'
publisher = The Daily Mail
date = 2007-02-17
url = http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=436841&in_page_id=1770
accessdate = 2007-11-20
] He also implemented the first YouTube channel for any head of government, which Blair launched in April 2007. [cite news
title = Blair launches YouTube 'channel'
publisher = BBC
date = 2007-04-07
url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/6534511.stm
accessdate = 2007-11-02
]

Prior to Downing Street, Wegg-Prosser worked at "The Guardian" where he held positions as publisher of The Guardian’s politics website, general manager of the education website, and finally publisher of Society Guardian, the newspaper's single most lucrative title. As publisher of Society Guardian he launched a series of brand extensions including conferences, books, magazines and new sections in the newspaper. [cite news
First1 = Clive | Last1 = Jones | First2 = Luke | Last2 = Harding | First3 = Tara | Last3 = Conlan
title = Dispatches
publisher = The Guardian
date = 2007-05-28
url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2007/may/28/mondaymediasection1
accessdate = 2007-11-21
]

References

External links

* [http://www.sup.com/ SUP homepage]
* [http://www.youtube.com/labourvision YouTube Labour:vision channel]
* [http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/ 10 Downing Street E-Petitions]


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