Mr. Ben Lerer is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Thrillist Media Group. He also serves as a Managing Partner at Lerer Hippeau. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Group Nine Media, parent to digital publishers NowThis, The Dodo, Thrillist (which he founded), and Seeker. He sits on the board of Casper and RaisedByUs as well as Refinery29's advisory board. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied political science. He leads the Lerer Hippeau team in total pairs of Allbirds, with no less than eight (by his last count).