Ben focuses on consumer and related investments with an emphasis on vertical applications and network effect businesses. He loves partnering with product oriented CEOs who solve problems felt in their own lives. Ben co-founded Tenaya Capital and prior to that was a partner at Lehman Brothers Venture Partners. An avid nature lover, Ben currently serves on the California Leadership Council for the Nature Conservancy.
Ben holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.
"Never let a win get to your head or a loss to your heart."