Ben Strugo

Ben Strugo

VP of Open Innovation @ Barclays

In the past three years Ben was the Head of Corporate Innovation at SOSA (a global corporate innovation platform) and has worked with global multinational corporations who seek for new and innovative technologies to engage with.

Ben understood their needs and pains, and connected them with the relevant technologies from the tech ecosystem. From sourcing new technologies and ideas to keeping close connection with the industry, Ben is bringing the best solutions to international tier 1 corporates that he had partnerships with.

Ben has deep understanding of corporate development processes, startups, and VC’s, after 10 years of experience in tech companies, from Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN), to Pointgrab and ironSource (the largest internet company in Israel).

Ben holds a B.A. in Business Administration, and an LL.B from IDC Herzliya and an MBA, in Management of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Tel Aviv University.