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Ben Tristem

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Ben Tristem
Ben Tristem At Work
Born (1976-08-30) 30 August 1976 (age 47)
London, UK
Alma materImperial College, London, Open University
Occupation(s)Online educator, entrepreneur and author

Ben Tristem (born 30 August 1976) is an English online educator on Udemy, entrepreneur and author. Tristem has toured Britain in a motorhome, working online via Internet.[1] The European Space Agency put him forward to Channel 4's 2004 Superhuman Program as a British candidate astronaut.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Tristem was born in London, England. He was educated at Dulwich College.[3] Tristem graduated from Imperial College in London, UK with an honors degree in computer science.[4]


Tristem set up his first business at the age of 15, has flying experience and qualifications in gymnastics, sky diving, trampolining, martial arts, and rock climbing.[3] He has a number of game development courses on Udemy. In 2016 he gave a TEDx talk on "Navigating your learning journey".[5]


  1. ^ "BBC News Wales Article". 31 March 2005.
  2. ^ "BBC News Article". BBC. 19 August 2005.
  3. ^ a b "Ex-fireman tells of astronaut bid". East Anglian Daily Times.
  4. ^ "informIT Bio".
  5. ^ "Navigating your learning journey : TEDxTUBerlin". youtube.com. Retrieved 18 September 2017.

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