Benjamin Joffe


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Ben is General Partner at HAX. Based in Shenzhen, HAX is the #1 global accelerator focused on hardware startups.

Benjamin has 15 years experience across China, Japan, Korea and US and is a recognized expert on innovation ecosystems. Benjamin spoke at over 200 events across 23 countries including TEDx, SXSW, LeWeb, TechCrunch Disrupt, GMIC and lectured at Stanford, Berkeley and INSEAD. He is frequently quoted in various global media on technology and innovation. In 2006, he co-founded the Beijing chapter of Mobile Monday and ran 40 events in 4 years to help build up the startup community. Benjamin has also organized, chaired, curated and advised several large technology events. Last, Benjamin is an angel investor in a dozen startups and speaks English, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean and Spanish with a French accent.