As Chief Strategy Officer at Bloom, Ben DiScipio brings 30 years of leadership in business development, technology, product vision, marketing, and operations. Ben is a co-founder and Advisor for Fundopolis, a broker-dealer working in the growing Crowdfunding space where he was a licensed Investment Banker. He began his career at Standish, Ayer & Wood, a Boston-based investment advisor, completely revamping their marketing materials and technology and helping to point them towards sustained growth. From there, he became a founding member of The Lab, a business process re-engineering consultancy in Cambridge, MA where he served as a consultant and Director of Operations - responsible for all aspects of the startup including technology infrastructure, design, marketing, and client services. He was the VP of Client Services for Vizy Interactive, an interactive media consultancy with offices in NY, London, and Paris. He has served in various capacities with deep experience in technology, marketing, operations, and business development. It is only fitting that his career now moves to the emerging DeFi space.