BEN MCDOUGAL

Marketing & Innovation in Des Moines, Iowa

BEN MCDOUGAL

Marketing & Innovation in Des Moines, Iowa

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Ben McDougal works to accelerate others through the art of connection.

Along with being an innovative community builder who understands the value of an engaged network, Ben is the beer geek behind FliteBrite, an Iowa-based company building the world's smartest beer flight paddle. Ben is also the CEO at Jet Set Studio, which is a successful startup that develops interactive video game events throughout North America. After 10+ years in web development and along with these two entrepreneurial ventures, Ben has fueled marketing and innovation at a home builder in Des Moines since 2013.

Ben's passionate energy is also evident in his efforts to organize various events such as 1 Million Cups, dmStartupDrinks and a variety of other community events.

Ben wants to change the world and loves the adventures in life. He also enjoys golf, audiobooks, electronic music, travel, wine, craft beer, photography, and spending time with his wife and new baby girl.

Ben is an idea machine who intelligently builds things that work on a timeline of now. This passionate community builder believes the best your todays, can be the worst of your tomorrows.

  • Work
    • CEO & Founder
  • Education
    • Computer Science