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Ben Bator

Co-Founder, Texts From Last Night

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 Ben Bator Biography

Ever since the first text message was delivered, we've laughed and cried privately and among friends over the mishaps and misfires created by pressing the "send" button a little too liberally.

Enter Texts From Last Night (TFLN), a website founded in 2009 by Lauren Leto and Ben Bator, two college friends who wanted to share the exploits of their friends a bit more publicly. They decided to open the site to anyone with a text to share and quickly redefined the art of the late night text.

Currently getting 3-5 million hits a day, TFLN has been called a "living document of twentysomething life". It shares private conversations between friends, family, lovers, potential lovers and enemies via 30-40 posts of the day's best submissions, identified only by area code. With the messages posted "as is" complete with spelling errors and grammatical mistakes, TFLN provides a unique glimpse into the lives of a gadget-obsessed nation.

The texts show how we interact with each other, the cause and effect of last night's party and the real-time weighing of these actions. Its popularity has grown into a book, Texts From Last Night: All the Texts No One Remembers Sending, mobile applications for the iPhone, BlackBerry and Android platforms and a television show is currently in production.

From our lexicon to our decision making, TFLN has altered the way we text and communicate with one another-especially when it's last call and you can't bring your drink home with you.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Ben deferred a scholarship to law school to start Texts From Last Night after perfecting his texting skills at Michigan State University. He admits that he is no stranger to: breaking up via text message, having "phantom vibrations" in the absence of his phone, typing on computer keyboards with his thumbs and waking up in a bathtub on a holiday.

He co-founded the website Texts From Last Night (TFLN) and co-authored (with Lauren Leto) the book of the same name. Ben also co-founded and is the Chief Innovation Officer of Lafayette American, a new creative agency. He is currently involved in the production of the television series based on Texts From Last Night.

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Speaking Topics
  • From Blog To Book (And Beyond)

    Even Lauren Leto and Ben Bator were surprised when their website reached 5 million hits a day, but clearly they had struck a chord with a huge (and growing) fan base. In their lively, funny and interactive presentation, Lauren and Ben discuss the phenomenon that is Texts From Last Night and are happy to field any and all questions, guaranteeing a time that stays in the audience's memories a lot longer than the evenings their followers typically text about!

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ben Bator for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ben Bator, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ben Bator or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Ben Bator?

    Booking fees for Ben Bator, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ben Bator, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Ben Bator?

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Ben Bator

Co-Founder, Texts From Last Night

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Ben Bator Biography

Ever since the first text message was delivered, we've laughed and cried privately and among friends over the mishaps and misfires created by pressing the "send" button a little too liberally.

Enter Texts From Last Night (TFLN), a website founded in 2009 by Lauren Leto and Ben Bator, two college friends who wanted to share the exploits of their friends a bit more publicly. They decided to open the site to anyone with a text to share and quickly redefined the art of the late night text.

Currently getting 3-5 million hits a day, TFLN has been called a "living document of twentysomething life". It shares private conversations between friends, family, lovers, potential lovers and enemies via 30-40 posts of the day's best submissions, identified only by area code. With the messages posted "as is" complete with spelling errors and grammatical mistakes, TFLN provides a unique glimpse into the lives of a gadget-obsessed nation.

The texts show how we interact with each other, the cause and effect of last night's party and the real-time weighing of these actions. Its popularity has grown into a book, Texts From Last Night: All the Texts No One Remembers Sending, mobile applications for the iPhone, BlackBerry and Android platforms and a television show is currently in production.

From our lexicon to our decision making, TFLN has altered the way we text and communicate with one another-especially when it's last call and you can't bring your drink home with you.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Ben deferred a scholarship to law school to start Texts From Last Night after perfecting his texting skills at Michigan State University. He admits that he is no stranger to: breaking up via text message, having "phantom vibrations" in the absence of his phone, typing on computer keyboards with his thumbs and waking up in a bathtub on a holiday.

He co-founded the website Texts From Last Night (TFLN) and co-authored (with Lauren Leto) the book of the same name. Ben also co-founded and is the Chief Innovation Officer of Lafayette American, a new creative agency. He is currently involved in the production of the television series based on Texts From Last Night.

Ben Bator Speaking Topics

  • From Blog To Book (And Beyond)

    Even Lauren Leto and Ben Bator were surprised when their website reached 5 million hits a day, but clearly they had struck a chord with a huge (and growing) fan base. In their lively, funny and interactive presentation, Lauren and Ben discuss the phenomenon that is Texts From Last Night and are happy to field any and all questions, guaranteeing a time that stays in the audience's memories a lot longer than the evenings their followers typically text about!

FAQs on booking Ben Bator

  • How to book Ben Bator?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ben Bator for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ben Bator, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ben Bator or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ben Bator?

    Booking fees for Ben Bator, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ben Bator, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ben Bator?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ben Bator for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ben Bator for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ben Bator or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ben Bator or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ben Bator is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ben Bator for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ben Bator generally travels from Detroit, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dom Sagolla, Bill Rancic, Ryan Blair, Damon Horowitz and Lauren Leto. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ben Bator for an upcoming event.

Ben Bator Speaking Topics

  • From Blog To Book (And Beyond)

    Even Lauren Leto and Ben Bator were surprised when their website reached 5 million hits a day, but clearly they had struck a chord with a huge (and growing) fan base. In their lively, funny and interactive presentation, Lauren and Ben discuss the phenomenon that is Texts From Last Night and are happy to field any and all questions, guaranteeing a time that stays in the audience's memories a lot longer than the evenings their followers typically text about!

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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