Ben is the Director of Growth at Thyme Care, a patient and provider-integrated oncology solution, bridging in-person and digital care by pairing human guidance with software and analytics to facilitate whole-person care for health plan’s members.
Prior to joining Thyme Care, Ben was a Vice President at Optum Ventures, a $600M healthcare focused venture fund.
He joined Optum Ventures from Alpha Partners, where he started as Alpha’s first full-time employee and left as a Senior Associate at the fund.
Prior to joining Alpha, Ben was an Investment Banking analyst at Peter J. Solomon Company, working with their Technology and Media M&A group and Restructuring division. In addition, Ben was an intern at Susquehanna Growth Equity during his time at Duke University, where he graduated with his B.A. in Economics.
At night, Ben is a stand-up comic who has opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan and others, in addition to MC’ing and speaking at TEDx conferences.