3 things you didn't know about Ben
1) He loves to travel and has visited countries in South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa; the best was a month camping and sightseeing in Zimbabwe.
2) He has bicycled a century, run a handful of marathons, completed a half-ironman, and run in enough half marathons to lose count.
3) His wife is British and they met in Kentucky.
As Program Director, Ben oversees all engineering projects from inception to completion including resource management, time management, cost and scope management, quality and risk management, and relationship building with key stakeholders.
After a career of leading various teams in the military, Ben has worked in technical project and program management for the past 10 years. Ben has managed infrastructure projects and a large Big Data program, which evolved into a warehouse with multiple sites around the world storing over 30 petabytes of data. Prior to Cohesion, Ben managed solution delivery of 15 software teams developing a web-based marketplace. Ben has also led 2 Agile transformations and has held various Agile roles, including scrum master, team coach, and enterprise coach.
Ben holds a M.S. in Modeling and Simulation from the Naval Postgraduate School and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. Ben is passionate about the outdoors and spends as much of his time as possible hiking, camping, bicycling, and skiing in the mountains of Idaho and the northwest.