Head of Innovation at YouTube Originals
Ben is currently Head of Innovation for YouTube Originals where he works on a slate of programming from YouTube creators and artists around the world. During his 10 years at YouTube Ben has held roles including Head of Unscripted programming, Head of Comedy programming and Head of Creative Strategy. Prior to joining YouTube, Ben was Vice President of Programming at Next New Networks which was acquired by YouTube in March 2011. Ben is also the founder of the "Good to Vote" voter registration campaign which registered 165,000 new voters in the 2020 election. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three kids. And he is proud to have attended every VidCon since it started.