Ben Porter

Affiliate Instructor

Ben is a seasoned tech professional with 11+ years experience in product development, marketing, and business development. He excels at leveraging data-driven storytelling to facilitate the success of marketing campaigns and the launch of high-performance products in both B2C and B2B sectors. Throughout his career, Ben has collaborated with renowned brands such as Sony, Concur, Amazon, and Meta, contributing to their achievements in-market. 

Currently, Ben holds a leadership position where he oversees Project Aria, a pair of glasses that utilizes groundbreaking technology to enable researchers to gather first-person perspective data, significantly advancing research in machine perception and augmented reality. In this capacity, he spearheads go-to-market strategies, conducts in-depth customer research, and ensures that researchers and users are equipped with the necessary tools and product features to drive their research efforts forward. 

Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Seattle University, an MBA from Seattle University, and a Master of Communication in Digital Media from the University of Washington.