Ben is a Sr. Manager for the Technology Partnerships for Okta, focused on providing customer value through the building and running of global partnerships with top software companies. Specifically, he helps lead relationships with VMware, Zoom, and Facebook. As well, Ben runs the Okta for Startups program, providing high-growth SaaS startups with key Okta resources and products to assist them with their entrepreneurial journey.
Ben earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Syracuse University and a master's degree in business administration from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ben’s career has been focused on early-stage technology from the start. He has diverse experience working in operating roles in SaaS (Nutonian – acquired by DataRobot), Education (Entrepreneur in Residence at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship) and early-stage venture capital (Atlas Venture and Castile Ventures).