Ben is a technologist who has held senior leadership roles in human resources and information systems for companies such as Walmart, Dell Inc. and ENSERCH Corporation, an oil & gas company based in Dallas. He joined Walmart in 2008, and previously served as Senior Vice President – Strategic Services, Walmart Technology, before being named Senior Vice President and Chief Global Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Officer in July 2015. Ben serves on the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Board of Directors, Ron Clark Academy (Atlanta) Board of Trustees, and the Walmart Foundation Board. He earned his master's in business administration from Amber University in Dallas and a bachelor’s in business administration with a computer science concentration from Temple University. Ben and his wife, Lesa, reside in Bentonville.