Ben is head of the global ecosystem platform Startup SAFARI. Together with their local partners, SAFARI is active in more than 20 cities (including Berlin, Budapest, Miami, Munich, Paris, and São Paulo) to push startup ecosystems to the next level and become more visible. With its open-door event and a constantly growing service portfolio in the areas of capital, recruiting, dealmaking, and knowledge, Startup SAFARI opens up the world of true entrepreneurship to corporations, students, investors and everybody who is interested.
Before Ben started to grow Startup SAFARI, he worked in business development and Human Resources for international companies in the mobility and banking sectors. During his studies at the University of Cologne, Ben was managing director of the biggest student-run business conference, World Business Dialogue.