Liv Boeree is a renowned former professional poker champion and now a science communicator and broadcaster. As Co-Founder of Raising for Effective Giving, Liv has developed a platform that brings together professional poker players and financial investors to donate a significant amount of monetary aid to charities. Retiring from poker to pursue opportunities as a TV presenter and speaker, Liv is now available to book for a wide range of events.
Liv received her Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Manchester and then embarked on her journey as a well-known poker player. Outstanding at the game, Liv was the European Poker Award’s Winner of the Female Player of the Year in 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016. She has also served as a Brand Ambassador for Pokerstars Team Pro.
Liv’s TV presenting credits include shows like “Amazing Science Adventures”, “RedBull Mind Gamers” Channel 4’s “UK and Ireland Poker Tour”, Travel Channel USA’s “I Bet My Life” and Discovery Channel’s “The Mind Control Freaks”. A seasoned TED speaker, Liv delivered a TED talk entitled “The Dark Side of Competition in AI” that delves into the “Moloch’s trap”, a concept in game theory that Liv purports is now derailing the AI industry. Liv has a penchant for taking complex jargon and explaining them to people in the simplest, most digestible way – a knack that only few have mastered.
Ambassador of Longview Philanthropy, Liv also hosts the Win-Win podcast, which is an exploration of competitions and how they can help and harm human beings. Through this podcast, Liv has had the opportunity to interview well-known personalities like Simon Sinek and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to name a few. Liv Boeree is an enthralling personality with vast knowledge on a gamut of subjects and she is now available to speak on these when booked as a speaker. Book her today!