Ben Bradshaw is one of Australia's most recognized and awarded young entrepreneurs and entertainers. From his early years as a magician, he broke 2 Guinness World Records for his famous Strait-Jacket Escape, and appeared on over 50 TV shows internationally. On his mission to promote his entertainment career, Ben founded Disrupt Digital when he was 22 which has now grown to become one of Australia's largest Digital Agencies. 

Over the years Ben has launched several ventures from Anti-Bullying Campaigns to Disrupt Music Group which focuses on helping emerging Artists with Music promotion and production. Recently Ben co-produced with Jackies Boy, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter for artists Justin Bieber, Madonna, Sean Kingston, Chris Brown, Boyz11Men, Flo Rider, David Guetta and more. The course aims to help artists globally with their songwriting.

Today Ben spends his time across many passions, Music, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and investing.  As a musician, Ben has a chilled soulful sound and is currently working on his debut album which is due to be released later this year. He brings influences from soulful folk, blues and R&B then brings them into the modern popular soundscape. When he's not recording in the studio or leading the Disrupt Group you'll find him playing festivals or speaking about entrepreneurship.

Ben also works internationally with major and developing artists as a songwriter and co-producer, specializing in pre-production. He has worked with major labels including Universal Music Group and regularly co-writes alongside ARIA Awarding Winning, Grammy Award-Winning, and Platinum-selling songwriters both in Los Angeles and Australia.

Awards & Accolades to date:

  • Guinness World Records - Worlds Fastest Straitjacket Escape

  • Guinness World Records - Worlds Fastest Underwater Straitjacket Escape

  • 2x Voted Sight Act of the Year

  • Couriermail - Queensland's top 20 under 40 entrepreneurs

  • Couriermail - States top Influencers list

  • Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital Disruptor

  • Australian Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2019 - Digital

  • Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital Disruptor 2018

  • Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2018 - Digital

  • Ranked #3 - Entrepreneurs under 40 in Brisbane

  • Ranked #6 - Entrepreneurs under in Australia

  • 2x Top 30 Under 30 - Australian Entrepreneurs

  • 2019 Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital Disruptor

  • 2018 Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital Disruptor

  • 2017 Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital Disruptor

  • 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Digital

  • 2016 Young Entrepreneur of Year - Digital

  • Lord Mayors Business Person of the Year - Finalist

  • Top 40 Entrepreneurs Under 40

  • 3x Google All-Stars

  • 4x TOP SEO's

  • 5x Cool Company Award

  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year - Northern Region

  • BRW Fast 100 & BRW Fast Starters 

  • Smart Company - Smart 50 List

  • Q400 Top Queensland Companies

Instruments played: Guitar, Ukulele, Keys, Drums

Preferred DAW: Logic Pro

Current Go to Acoustic Guitar: Maton SRS808C

Current Go to Electric Guitar: Paul Reed Smith - Custom