Spencer Kelly

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As part of a life-long love affair with science and technology, Spencer Kelly graduated with a double first in Computer Science from Cambridge University.

Spencer is a highly respected broadcaster and journalist with more than fifteen years experience in radio and television. Shown in over 200 countries Spencer presents the UK's most popular technology programme, he can also be seen on BBC World News and is also a regular guest on BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon. He also writes a monthly column for the BBC's Science and Technology magazine 'Focus'.

Spencer has reported from countries across the globe on a range of technology issues – from the latest mobile internet devices in Japan and the crazy walking robots of South Korea, to the life-changing impact of just one computer on an Indian Village, and one SIM card on the slums of Johannesburg. He has tested satellite broadband in the scorching Namib desert, and been turned into an alien in the studios of Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco. And he has reported on the re-emergence of 3D movies and TV in Los Angeles.

Spencer has previously presented for Five's The Gadget Show, as well as a 7 year stint hosting the breakfast show on Ocean FM. He began his career reporting on traffic problems from a light aircraft. He has many dull theories on trafficbehaviour. Really, don't ask him.

Spencer has interviewed many big names in the world of entertainment and technology, including film director James Cameron, Microsoft bosses Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, and legends Sir David Attenborough, Phil Collins and the Bee Gees. He's also been invited to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

Spencer regularly speaks at corporate events on his experiences and anecdotes as a technology tourist, and looks ahead to some exciting technologies that are just around the corner. He also hosts live events and interviews, and presents corporate videos. He has also pursued some controversial investigations, including exposing security loopholes in Facebook and giving the first television demonstration of a botnet – showing the power available to hackers who take control of a network of infected PCs.

For further information on Spencer Kelly or for Spencer's availability please call the Welsh Stars booking team on 01792 536120 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it