Ben is a Product Manager in Yahoo!'s Mobile and Emerging Products group.
Previously, Ben was Founder & CEO of GoPollGo, leading the company from inception to acquisition within two years.
Before GoPollGo, Ben was a developer at TechCrunch focused on CrunchBase.com, an engineering intern at Lockheed Martin building analysis testbeds for pseudo-starcrafts, and a development intern at Caring.com, one of the web's leading resources for eldercare.
Ben attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. There he was the President of Creighton's Entrepreneurial Organization and received a degree in Management Information Systems. Ben now resides in Palo Alto, California.
BS, Management Information Systems2010
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|May 10, 2013||TechCrunch - Yahoo Acquires Mobile Social Polling Tool GoPollGo; Shuts Down Services|
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|Dec 13, 2011||TechCrunch - Startup Trials: Quipol Looks To Disrupt Online Polling In A Crowded Market|
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