As the vice president of technology for CivicPlus®, Ben is primarily responsible for identifying opportunities for CivicPlus’ integrated portfolio of unified applications to continue to meet the evolving needs of local governments and their citizens using the latest paradigm-shifting technologies. His expertise and passion for innovation enable CivicPlus to remain at the forefront of the digital transformation revolution.

Ben has a long history of experience in the technology space with 13 years dedicated to the technology space in Kansas working at both start-ups and some of the largest technology companies in the state. Products he’s managed have received multiple industry awards, and today, his innovative processes still have numerous patents pending. He also serves on the Executive Board for FlagshipKansas.Tech and on the Computer Science Advisory Board at Kansas State University. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information systems and Human Resources, a Master of Business Administration from Kansas State University, and an Executive Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.