Ben is Founder & Managing Director of IoClothes, an industry leading platform providing tools, resources and key insight for the emerging area of smart textiles, apparel and footwear. Ben is also the host of the weekly podcast, The IoClothes Podcast that interviews thought-leaders and innovators fusing tech and textiles. The show can be found on iTunes, Google Play and RadioPublic.com. Previously, Ben was a founding member of VF Corp’s Global Innovation Center where he led footwear product research and testing initiatives for Timberland, Vans and The North Face. He also led VF Corporation’s wearable tech exploratory group.