Ben Ruedlinger

Technical Fellow at Wistia

Ben Ruedlinger's work experience includes the following roles and responsibilities:

1. Wistia:

- Technical Fellow (January 2023 - Present)

- Chief Innovation Officer (January 2020 - January 2023): Explored emerging technology and its application to solve customer problems. Led an acquisition and the release of Wistia's live webinar product.

- General Manager (Video Marketing) (January 2018 - January 2020): Managed Wistia's video marketing platform, including P&L responsibility, product direction, and marketing. Developed new capabilities such as Wistia Channels and video A/B testing.

- Chief of Business Operations (May 2015 - January 2018)

- VP of Operations (December 2012 - May 2015): Focused on profitability and scaling customer acquisition and operations in the video marketing space.

- VP of Engineering (January 2008 - December 2012): Worked on building, marketing, and selling the Wistia platform. Developed a freemium model and content marketing program to scale the business.

2. dotCMS:

- Board Member (September 2021 - Present)

3. muGrid Analytics:

- Strategic Advisor (2016 - Present)

4. Top10 Media:

- Chief Technology Officer (July 2006 - September 2007): Built an engineering team and developed a social media platform. Responsible for architecture and product management.

5. BAE Systems:

- Director of Tracking and Fusion Technologies (December 2005 - July 2006): Led a group of researchers and software engineers. Had marketing and P&L responsibility.

- Section Leader (December 2004 - December 2005)

6. Blogniscient:

- Founder (December 2004 - July 2006): Developed algorithms for identifying and tracking conversations across blogs. Created a consumer-facing product. Acquired by Top10 Media.


- Lead Engineer (June 2003 - December 2004)

8. Intel:

- Graduate Intern (1998)

Ben Ruedlinger earned their Bachelor's degree in Physics from Case Western Reserve University from 1994 to 1998. Ben then pursued a Master's degree in Computer Engineering at the same institution from 1998 to 1999. Subsequently, Ben attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where they obtained their PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 1999 to 2003.


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  • Technical Fellow

    January, 2023 - present

  • Chief Innovation Officer

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