Ben Lang

Location New York

Design Strategist

Designer Content Strategist
2 Projects

Work History

Founder + CEO
Oct 2018 - Present
Irvine, CA
Empowering organizations to cultivate safe environments.
White Hat News Product Lead
Oct 2018 - Present
Irvine, CA
Where Cyber Heroes get their news. [Now in Beta]
Founder + CEO
Apr 2018 - Present
Los Angeles, CA
Leading development of a stealth mode financial services product that will make lives epic. [Announcing August 2019]
Tribe 2019-A Selectee
Veterans In Residence
Feb 2019 - Present
Los Angeles
Connecting my skillset, story, and startups with the greater Veteran entrepreneur community in Los Angeles and beyond.
Principal Product Manager
Apr 2017 - Aug 2018
Launched four services generating $3.2MM growth over first six months in market; led mature integration services business of $17MM/yr to 20% quarter-over-quarter growth last two quarters Enabled organization to retain and extend highly-contested customer relationships by developing and deploying custom products in response to time sensitive, public safety demands Served as primary thought partner to VP of Professional Services during year-long transformation of $25MM business resulting in 43% reduction of multi-year operating loss
Founder + CEO
Nov 2011 - Apr 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Managed product development lifecycles for 20+ projects, including the development of multiple patentable technologies, while serving early + growth stage clients nationwide Launched two lifestyle brands, leveraging global manufacturing + distribution networks, with partnered launch campaigns at go-to venues such as Coachella + Ace Hotels Art Directed creative campaigns of Fortune 500 companies + celebrities, including Google, Sony, Kanye West, featured on syndicated television + online mediums with 200MM+ reach
Executive Producer
Guildsmith Productions
Dec 2011 - Dec 2016
Los Angeles, CA
Founder + CEO
Panel Co.
May 2013 - Dec 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Created and successfully kickstarted Panel, the thinnest wallet ever Managed and executed more than a year of research & development which culminated in the launch of retail ready product Design and strategy leadership areas include product design, packaging design, branding, marketing, manufacturing, events, client engagement i.e. website and advertisements, film production, and media engagements
World Dodgeball Society
Jul 2014 - Jul 2015
Los Angeles, California
Led restructuring of community recreation + entertainment company with worldwide presence, overseeing transformation of brand, leadership, infrastructure + growth strategies Developed native activation strategy for global brands with exposure to more than 500k attendees at Coachella music festival, including Cliff Bar, Stance Socks, and Skullcandy resulting in increase of 400% revenues for World Dodgeball Society's 'Activity Field of Dreams' Secured corporate dodgeball events with name brands, including Nike and GitHub
Consultant (TS-SCI w/CI Poly)
Palantir Technologies
Jul 2011 - Oct 2011
Washington D.C.
Recruited to lead strategic development team representing an In-Q-Tel affiliate focused on transformation of data science products + advanced analysis processes Served as strategic communications conduit helping to bridge communication barriers between senior technical and administrative personnel during integration and validation cycles via Praescient Analytics
Principal Targeting Officer (TS-SCI w/CI Poly)
Defense Intelligence Agency
Nov 2010 - Jul 2011
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Catalyzed multiple, first-in-industry innovations in process through software, hardware, and infrastructure development to deliver advanced analytics in global, high-risk environments Appointed to Counter Terrorism Joint Task Force as programmatic ambassador enabling interagency collaboration resulting in more effective decision making on several continents Spearheaded engagement across multiple echelons of technical + non-technical personnel to enable continuity of effort, enhancing capabilities throughout real-time, distributed networks Operated as a principal targeting officer within a collaborative inter-agency task force aimed at disrupting illicit procurement and proliferation activities throughout the globe Worked with personnel from various law enforcement agencies and external intelligence activities to exploit multi-agency action capabilities Leveraged advanced technologies to perform raw data fusion and analysis of law enforcement and all-source intelligence data Created time-sensitive solutions to meet urgent and emerging requirements Manipulated innovative tools to develop Pattern of Life analysis, increasing human intelligence and direct action opportunities Performed forensics examination of digital media sources to enhance network analysis and targeting support Formulated strategic intelligence assessments that are disseminated throughout the inter-agency via Circinus


Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA
Parsons School of Design - The New School
2013 - 2016
Piedmont Virginia Community College
2012 - 2012
Northern Virginia Community College
2012 - 2012