CEO | VHypergiant |Austin, Texas, United States
Ben Lamm is a serial technology entrepreneur dedicated to making the impossible possible. He builds intelligent, disruptive software companies that help the Fortune 500 innovate with breakthrough technologies. Ben is the co-founder, Executive Chairman, and CEO of Hypergiant, the office of machine intelligence Industries. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Conversable, the leading conversational intelligence platform acquired by LivePerson, the founder and CEO of Chaotic Moon Studios, the global creative technology powerhouse acquired by Accenture and co-founder of Team Chaos, acquired by Zynga.
What do achievements mean to you?
They mean that it’s time to dream up something new.
What excites you most about the work that you do?
We are really change the world for the better and that’s something that a lot of technology companies struggle with. I don’t want to make a great app. I want to improve the lives of every day people — and that’s what we are doing at Hypergiant.
Do you have a mantra or motto that you live by?
Be more curious.
Currently occupied with (business/job related activities)
We have nearly 15 patents currently under review which I feel personally incredibly excited about.
How do you stay motivated
Great music. Good friends. And, lots of soda water.
Nothing is impossible – it’s just a matter of time, resources, and priority.
Definition of leadership
Someone who can set and think in big visions and then bring together the teams of people to get that done.
One word that best describes you
Like best about job
The ability to solve big problems.
Like least about job
The pace of change.
What are you really into outside of work?
SciFi, music, ancient aliens, art, books, and trends.
Idea of perfect happiness
Running and building world-changing companies.
Probably my curiosity or my creativity.
Characteristic most admired
Characteristic least admired
Current state of mind
Exercise of choice
Question you want answered
Are there aliens?
How do you learn?
Read everything all the time.
When it’s all over, how do you want to be remembered?
As someone who reached their full potential.
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