Ben Brink has over 39 years of experience in the leadership of high technology companies,
venture capital, and corporate partnering—in Silicon Valley, Southern California,
and the Midwest, with extensive global experience and operations in Europe and Asia.
As CEO, he has led early-stage, growth-stage, and mid-sized companies, private, venture-backed,
and public—in software, defense electronics, medical electronics, health care analytics,
environmental, and agricultural biotech market spaces. Brink has served at the senior
executive level in the Federal Government; and is a retired US Navy Captain, Intelligence,
with 36 years active and reserve service, including several commands and a senior-level
combat tour in Afghanistan. Now focusing in higher education, he is currently Senior
Director Military Campus Operations for thirty campuses at Webster University. He
is an adjunct professor, teaching entrepreneurship, management, and statistics; and
advises and mentors emerging technology companies in the St. Louis region.