To those who haven’t been on a bicycle recently, exploring Huntsville usually implies a trip in a car. However, in reality, so much of the city can be accessed by bicycle, and the trip itself can be…Continue Reading
Ben founded the social riding club Bikes & Brews Huntsville in 2014, with the goal to get more people riding bikes downtown by showing them how accessible and fun it could be. Since 2015 he has been a member of the local Bicycle Advisory & Safety Committee. Ben also volunteers his time as web administrator for the U.S. Veteran’s Memorial Museum and serves on the Board of Directors for the Land Trust of North Alabama.
Ben is an Electrical Engineer with 10 years embedded system design experience in the defense and aerospace industry. He worked for Cessna Aircraft designing control modules for corporate jets before moving to Huntsville, AL in 2012. Since then he has worked in the defense industry with Venturi Aerospace where he designs complex embedded computer systems for interface with military systems in a rugged environment.
Ben is currently working on his two patent-pending side projects; he is the designer of Payton’s Charm, a life detection and alerting system for automobiles and Glo-Vote, a solar-powered, easy-to-install light for temporary signs.