Ben serves as Principal at Ridge Ventures. He co-founded and scaled WP Engine, a successful SaaS startup with $100m+ revenues, $275m+ in capital raised and almost 600 employees. Ben also created and ran Uber's Public Policy Innovation team, 'Revolution', which built campaigning and civic engagement tools, along with public good projects such as accessibility improvements for deaf and hard of hearing drivers. Prior to these endeavors, Ben was the Director of Engineering for Platform at MySpace, where he helped lead the social network's API and development platform. He held a similar role at the BBC and was also an early member of the BBC's news website technical team.
Ben Metcalfe's Session:
9:00 am – 9:45 am
Bots, AI & Technology - Where are we now, and what can we expect?