Ben is the founder and CEO of Change.org, the world's largest platform for social change with 75 million users. He has been named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People, one of Fortune's 40 Under 40 rising young business leaders, and one of Businessweek’s leading American social entrepreneurs.
Change.org is a member of the fast-growing B Corp movement and is committed to demonstrating the potential power of using business for social impact. The company is backed by the Omidyar Network and hosts tens of thousands of citizen-driven campaigns each month that change millions of lives – from stopping acid attacks in India to preserving rural schools in Thailand to ending the ban on gay Boy Scouts in the United States.
Ben is a graduate of Stanford University and a frequent public speaker on the intersection of technology, business, and social change.
Founder and CEO
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|Jan 15, 2016||Fast Company - This New Site May Finally Make The Smartphone A Must-Have Tool For Voting|
|Jan 15, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - This new app makes it a lot easier to decide how to vote in elections|
|Jan 14, 2016||TechCrunch - Change.org Introduces Change Politics, Helping Voters Make Informed Choices on Election Day|
|Dec 9, 2014||Mashable - Change.org raises $25 million from Bill Gates, other big-name investors|
|Dec 9, 2014||Wired News - The Next Big Thing You Missed: Silicon Valley Bets Millions That This Site Can Improve Our Democracy|
|Dec 9, 2014||Venture Beat - Change.org raises $25M as it prepares new mobile, political, and international tools (update)|
|Dec 9, 2014||Re/code - Ben Rattray Talks About $25 Million Funding That Could Change Change.org|
|Jun 30, 2014||Startup Daily - Activism is the ultimate Growth Hacker|