Ben co-founded april to help all Americans achieve financial greatness by embedding intelligent tax experiences anywhere Americans make financial decisions.
Prior to april, Ben spent his career working at the intersection of finance and technology. He helped scale Team8 Group into a multi-hundred million AUM fund, and initiated and helped sell several FinTech companies to PayPal and Bitsight, among others. During his tenure at Team8, Ben also spearheaded the firm’s strategy arm and its US office as well as launched an award-winning cyber ETF and PhD program. He has also been an advisor and contributor to the World Economic Forum on issues relating to central bank digital currencies.
Prior to joining Team8, Ben was a FinTech strategist at Deloitte Consulting, where he advised the largest US banks and insurers on their business, technology, M&A and venture strategies.