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Benjamin Cole

Product Manager, Kickstarter

New York City

Ben is the Director of Product at KnowMe, a recently launched startup that enables authentic self expression and meaningful connection through the medium of video. He was previously responsible for consumer-facing functionality at Kickstarter and has worked at Google and Facebook in roles spanning product, UX, engineering, and data science. An avid traveler, Ben has also launched localized products in three continents and has extensive experience living and working abroad. He holds a bachelor's degree in information science from Cornell University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Scholar.

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