Orson Francescone

Orson Francescone has worked in the B2B media and events industry for over 15 years. He has led global conference and exhibitions businesses for Euromoney Institutional Investor, the Daily Mail Group and Haymarket Media. 

He became managing director of FT Live, the global event business of the Financial Times, in November 2019. Throughout his career he has specialised at enabling publishers to monetise their audiences and drive high margin revenues via all formats of event, from conferences, to awards to large scale exhibitions and trade shows and more recently through digital events. 

He has launched and run some of the world’s most successful and award winning events including Gastech, the Festival of Work and, more recently The Global Boardroom. 


How the FT is broadening its portfolio
15 November 2023 - 11:30, Main stage