Ben’s professional background consists of investing, advising and operating financial technology companies. Most recently, he was recognized by Forbes as a member of the 2022 Forbes 30- Under-30 class for his achievements in Finance. He is currently the head of corporate development at Figment, the market-leading blockchain infrastructure provider for institutions that was recently valued at $1.4bn from private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Previously, he was the Director of Product at Fidelity Digital Assets, focused on building the institutional infrastructure to support custody and trading of crypto assets. Prior to that Ben led the corporate development effort for Symbiont, an enterprise FinTech company creating the next generation of financial markets infrastructure using blockchain technology. Before Symbiont, Ben was an associate at SenaHill Partners, a merchant bank where he advised and invested in early-stage FinTech companies. He started his career as an equity trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The work he is most proud of is being the Co-Chairman for Futures and Options junior board – a non-profit career and personal development program for NYC’s underserved youth. Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a double major in Finance and Technology Management from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.