Ben Davis '96

CEO, Phizzle | Entrepreneur | IoT Industry Leader


View the recording of Cavs Connect - When Big Thinking Pays Off HERE

Tune in virtually on Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. to hear Ben's inspiring story of how following his passion led him to founding multiple companies and how the latest business has evolved into one of the hottest IoT startups in Silicon Valley.

After a decade in enterprise sales with Fortune 500 companies such as Xerox, Parametric Technology and EMC, Ben left the corporate world to become an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, following his passion for sports and technology.

Ben co-founded Pixiem in 2003, which was among the first of its kind as a developer and publisher of mobile video games. In 2005, Pixiem was acquired by WinWin Gaming. Ben co-founded Phizzle in 2006 and has led the company through major innovations and technology adaptations from consumer data to IoT machine data while raising $20 million in VC funding.

He is a board member at Elon University, School of Communications; member of the Alliance of Chief Executives; and advisory board member of Evidenced Based Associates. Formerly a professional basketball player in Europe, he currently resides in San Francisco. Ben is a graduate of Walsh University with a BA in Business.