Prior to joining Canopy Rivers, Ben was a Consultant for Accenture in their Digital Interactive group. During his time at Accenture, Ben worked across Financial Services, Media & Technology, Resources and Non-Profit organizations focusing on customer experience, digital strategy, and business development.

Ben co-founded a travel social network start-up called DestaPlan, allowing users to visually organize trips, coordinate itineraries and share recommendations. Prior to Accenture and DestaPlan, Ben was a Strategy Analyst for Start-up Nation Central in Tel Aviv, where he actively sourced start-ups, prepared industry landscapes, and helped map the Israeli ecosystem.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Business from the Schulich School of Business at York University specializing in Strategy and Finance.