Ben B.

Product Management | Planning | Hardware | Consumer Electronics

United States of America
English

I'm a hardware engineer and Harvard physics major turned MBA, now a product lead responsible for the Speakers business at Bose in Massachusetts. As a product manager I've focused on brand new, challen...see more

  • Consumer Electronics

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Experience

Product Line Manager

Bose Corporation
2 years
Current position
Jul 2020 - Present
I am responsible for the Wireless Speakers business - all new Home Speakers and Portable Bluetooth Speakers. I also launched the world's first truly wireless earbuds that don't go in y...see more

Senior Product Manager

Bose Corporation
2 years
Dec 2018 - Jul 2020
Managing a portfolio of new speaker products and strategic programs for 2020 and beyond. Owner of the product vision and trade-offs across all aspects of product development, engineeri...see more

Product Manager

Bose Corporation
3 years
Feb 2016 - Dec 2018
Product Manager launching several wireless speaker products and strategic programs at Bose. Developed and launched our first smart speaker, the Bose Home Speaker 500 -- it's the best ...see more

Resident Tutor / Dorm Parent / Career Counselor

Harvard University
3 years
Jan 2016 - Jan 2019
Live-in career mentor at Harvard College (on top of my day job at Bose). Harvard students are often at a loss when it comes to life after academics, and I was able to help a lot of the...see more

Advanced Planner / Product Manager

Bose Corporation
7 months
Jul 2015 - Feb 2016
Product strategy for the long-term future of wireless headphones and wearable devices at Bose.

Product Manager MBA Intern

Intuit
2 months
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
In the summer of 2014 I was a Product Manager intern in Intuit's central technology group, building the first customer interface for a new initiative that will make it even easier to fi...see more

Intern - Africa Expansion Strategy

Equalize Health (formerly D-Rev Design)
< 1 year
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
Volunteer internship exploring strategies for Africa expansion for D-Rev, a nonprofit designing affordable life-changing medical devices for people who live on less than a dollar per da...see more

Trustee, Dean Emeritus

The Awesome Foundation - Boston
4 years
Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
The Awesome Foundation is a micro-philanthropic group with over 80 chapters that each give $1000 to a new awesome idea every month, no strings attached. The organization has grown to gi...see more

Senior Product Engineer

ThinkEco Inc.
2 years
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013
As a Senior Product Engineer I was responsible for launching six new products based on our electricity-saving power outlet technology. Primarily, I designed the assembly and testing pr...see more

Product Engineer

ThinkEco Inc.
1 year
Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
As ThinkEco’s first hardware team hire (employee #11 depending on how you count), I wrote the software allowing our microcontrollers to communicate wirelessly and over USB. Then I desi...see more

Research Assistant

Harvard University
2 years
Jan 2008 - Jan 2010
Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory (2009-2010): Fabricating new instruments and experimenting with piezoelectric materials to improve the world's first robotic bee. http://micro.seas.h...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Consumer Electronics

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Product Management
  • Programming
  • Data Analytics
  • C++
  • Product Design
  • Physics
  • Product Strategy
  • Embedded C
  • C
  • Hardware Development
  • Product Development