“Benjamin is a Partner at HAX, the world’s most active investor in hardware startups. HAX has over 150 investments in robotics, IoT, consumer and health tech. It is part of SOSV, a global early stage fund focused on deep tech, which runs vertical programs in hardware, life science, food and software.
Benjamin writes for publications including Forbes and TechCrunch, was quoted in Nature, Wall Street Journal and WIRED, and spoke at over 200 events across 25 countries, including TechCrunch Disrupt and two TEDx. His presentations and annual “Hardware Trends” report collected over 1 million views online.
Before HAX, Benjamin trained as an aerospace engineer, worked in telecom and gaming and was the founder of Plus8Star, an Asia-based strategy consultancy. Benjamin lived mostly in China and Japan from 2000 to 2017.”