Benjamin is the founder of, the leading B2B Civic Tech platform helping cities and regions to make better decisions with citizen participation. Originally from the United States, he earned a Masters in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, has been named a social entrepreneur to watch in Germany and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.



Early company founding

Team building and management

Technical product decision-making

Fundraising (contacts and ‘how to not fuck a cap table’)

Team mediation and conflict resolution