Ben, not to be mistaken for Benjamin, is a metallurgist/mineral processor. The first part of his career was spent working at different mine sites around the world. This was where he developed his love of bubbles. He then flipped to the ‘dark side’ of equipment sales and has worked for several OEMs both in his native Australia and in the Americas. It was during this time he started thinking about how the equipment is used in processing plants and how paradigms around the equipment often hold the industry back. He also started working with Benjamin and focusing on how to unlock value in mining operations. Currently, he works for FLSmidth looking after a large copper miner and three large gold miners along with shepherding FLSmidth’s efforts in the gold space. He lives in Denver Colorado with his wife and three small, but particularly loud, kids.