Ben is a passionate product and business developer driven by the need to find practical solutions to real world problems. He is currently Senior Manager of Research & Testing at VF Corp’s Global Innovation Center, and leads the wearable tech exploratory group. Previously, Ben co-founded the “smart” infant monitoring start-up, Sensible Baby, which gained both national and international recognition for its approach to disrupting the juvenile products space. Prior to that, he was the Lead Footwear Project Engineer for the US Army and successfully led fast-paced multi-million dollar development efforts the United States Department of Defense. Ben received a B.S. in Biomedical Physics from Northeastern University and M.S. in Biomechanics with high distinction from Boise State University.