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Ben Getson

Biography

Product Management at LivingSocial. Former Software Developer (but constant hobbyist). Startup Mentor at 1776. CS/Information Science, Duke.

Ben is an experienced product developer focused on delivering intuitive solutions. At LivingSocial, Ben designed the systems that drive each line of business, additionally working directly with small business owners on customized marketing solutions. Ben also serves as a mentor at DC’s local startup hub, 1776. There, he advises early-stage startups on strategies to test their product ideas and techniques for structuring product development. Formerly, he spent several years as the technical lead at Capitalogix Trading, building the IT infrastructure behind their financial services. Ben studied Computer Science and Information Science at Duke University, and he now lives in Washington, D.C.