Ben leads the firm's fundraising, origination, and portfolio support by connecting companies to additional strategic partners, customers, and co-investors. Ben serves as a director of Vorbeck, GigSky (observer), Ecrio, MSCI (NYSE:MSCI), Longwood Gardens, Zip Code Wilmington, and the Tower Hill School.
Ben co-founded yet2 in 1999 and was instrumental to its management buyout; he continues to serve on the board. He also founded yet2Ventures (predecessor to Chartline) in 2010. Previously, Ben worked at the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) in multiple businesses including medical products, fibers, specialty chemicals, and engineering.
Ben has a 1986 BSME from Tufts University. He is a licensed pilot, a ham radio operator, and an avid sailor. He lives in Wilmington, Delaware.