Ben

MBA, Stanford's Graduate School of Business (GSB)
Brand Management
Management Consulting

Ben graduated from Stanford Business School (GSB) with an MBA in corporate strategy and marketing.

Ben has successfully guided MBA applicants with Stacy Blackman Consulting for over 10 years. As well, Ben has published numerous papers and articles in strategy and consulting publications as well as various online sources, including “The Brand Council” (the world’s most downloaded white paper on brand councils) and “How Can Brand Strategy Turn Your Brand Into A Religion.”

Originally from Bethesda, Maryland, Ben attended St. Paul’s School in Concord New Hampshire, graduating Cum Laude and winning the WSPS Prize for his work at the school’s radio station. Ben then studied English at Haverford College, receiving his BA with extended studies in music, psychology and mythology.

After a couple of years as a professional athlete and an extended stint at Wells Fargo Bank in various divisions, Ben pursued his MBA at GSB.  He then held a series of roles in top-tier international management consulting, starting at Booz-Allen in Singapore and continuing with Towers Watson and Accenture in the US. Turning his sights to brand strategy consulting, Ben has led brand strategy projects for management consultancies and brand agencies in the US, UK, Middle East, and Southeast Asia.

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