|Brandeis University, Bachelor of Fine Arts||1997|
|East Asian Studies, Computer Science|
|Tokyo International University, Foreign Exchange||1996|
|East Asian Studies|
Maui Don @ http://www.tropicallight.com
Ben worked as an Engineer for Sapient in Atlanta and New York before going to Tokyo to open the first Japan office in 2000. The following year Ben left Sapient to start Solis, one of the first ICANN accredited registrars in Japan with Darshaun Nadeau. Solis was acquired by GMO Internet Group in 2003. After working as the Engineering Division Manager, Ben moved to Hawaii and started Maneo, the first social lending service in Japan. It was purchased in 2010 by Mâ€™Grant Food Service.