Ben has spent his career using modern technologies and analytical techniques to improve access to and, derive more insight from, data that informs public policy. Currently, he is the Software Engineer at GovEx where he builds a program AND makes it better. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., where he built and maintained forecasting models for new Federal Reserve operational tools. Ben earned his Bachelor's at American University in Math and Economics. In 2017, he earned his Master's Degree in Applied Urban Science and Informatics from NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress. While he's not working, he is looking for the 'ANY' key on the keyboard so he can begin working. Or he's riding his bike, watching baseball, or taking care of his cats.