Ben has always been a start up guy. Ben founded Cheezburger after acquiring I Can Has Cheezburger in 2007 and grew it into one of the largest humor networks in the world — while making a profit during one of the deepest recessions. Cheezburger has been credited with bringing Internet culture and memes to the mainstream. Ben credits the success of his company to the users and fans who create the content. His goal, and Cheezburger’s mission, is to make the world happy for 5-minutes a day.
Ben is also a co-founder of Circa, a startup that is trying to redefine how we consume news.
Ben graduated with a BSJ from NorthwesternUniversity’s Medill School of Journalism.
Cheezburger is the largest social humor destination on the Internet: it's all your funny in one place. Our visitors create and remix memes, share their favorite funny pictures and use Cheezburger's platform to make their own humor sites. Cheezburger is serious about making the world a happier place and counts a passionate fan base of 24 million people.