With more than two decades of experience building large scale consumer services, Ben has launched several startups and designed high availability Internet services for a number of fortune 100 companies. Ben led the design and development of a next generation SaaS tolling platform for 3M, the first international peer-to-peer lending platform in China for Wokai, one of the largest secure delivery platforms on the Internet for DST Systems, and custom web architecture for Sprint. Ben also founded a cloud based search engine supporting hundreds of high profile clients. Ben is a cellist, a third generation student of Yip Man and an avid traveler. He has most recently travelled throughout China, Tibet and Ethiopia. Presently, Ben is an Enterprise Architect at NIC Inc., creating an e-government micro-services platform for federal, state and local government.