Ben is the co-host of "Acquired," a podcast with 250,000+ subscribers that has been ranked the #1 Technology show on Apple Podcasts.
He is also the co-founder and managing director of Pioneer Square Labs, a startup studio and early-stage venture capital firm in Seattle.
Ben began his career as an entrepreneur and independent iPhone developer, with the productivity app "SeizeTheDay" being used by over a million people. He also has a background in product management from Microsoft, where he shipped the first version of Office for iPad and ran The Garage, the company’s grassroots innovation program.
Ben was named the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by GeekWire and 40 Under 40 by Puget Sound Business Journal.
He is an Eagle Scout and holds a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University.