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Benjamin Raffi

CEO & President
Ben is the CEO and President of Universe, the social marketplace for events, acquired by Live Nation in 2015. We work with over 28,000 event organizers globally. Launched two iOS apps, two Android apps, and raised $3 million from angel and venture capital investors. Prior to Universe, Ben worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), focusing on tech and media projects in Canada, the US, and Australia. Ben completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Management from McGill University. During his time at McGill, he won many case competitions, including IC3 and the McKinsey Challenge. He also worked on a pro-bono case with Accenture for UNICEF-Quebec and for non-profit organizations in Australia, where he developed and implemented strategies to improve conditions of Indigenous communities. Thrilled to expand his limits, Ben is a fervent freediver and spearfisher, enjoying equally blue water diving on the Great Barrier Reef or freezing ice in Montreal’s -30C winter.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 23

2:00pm PST