Ben Zimmerman

Founder and CEO at Opterrix

Ben is a business development specialist with an inherent desire to identify opportunity, build collaborative value, drive innovation, and capture new market revenue. He is responsible for establishing deep market knowledge, building strategic relationships, guiding comprehensive business plans, and driving new development initiatives in several technology industries. His expertise lends itself to the insurance, energy, public safety, transportation, GIS, and media industries. Ben is currently CEO at Opterrix. Previously, he worked with The Weather Channel and related technology subsidiaries. He holds a B.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.