1. Palmetto Leadership

Ben Black

EVP, Platform Engineering

Ben Black

Ben leads platform engineering for Palmetto, accelerating our growth as a technology platform business. Prior to Palmetto, Ben was co-founder and CTO of Autonomic, a transportation and mobility platform for connected vehicles, acquired by Ford Smart Mobility. Black has also held senior technology roles at Pivotal, Microsoft and Amazon, and was an early Amazon employee who co-wrote the paper that would become Amazon Web Services. In addition, Black worked at Microsoft where he helped build Office 365, its answer to Google Apps, and prior to that founded a startup called Boundary, which monitored computer networks.