Ben Faw

Advisor

COO/Entrepreneur

  • Driving M&A to completion of a deal
  • Board / Advisory Board member
  • Business Development
  • C-level Mentor
  • Partnerships
  • B2B and B2C Marketing
  • Sales Organization Design
  • SEO, Paid Search (SEM)

Ben Faw is an entrepreneur with a focus on the intersection of technology, e-commerce, and media.

Ben is Co-founder and COO (Chief Operations Officer) at BestReviews. BestReviews was Acquired by Tribune Publishing (TPCO), for over $110M in February 2018. Ben led the M&A process for BestReviews with Lazard as bankers, and MoFo as lawyers. Ben is also a board member at Beauty Bakerie, and a board observer or advisor to several other early-stage companies. Ben is also an elected board member of the West Point Society of San Francisco, and actively involved in both the Veteran community as well as animal welfare issues.

Prior to BestReviews Ben was at LinkedIn, Tesla, UBS (Investment banking), as well as a few start-ups as a Co-founder. Ben served as an Infantry Platoon Leader in MND-North from 2008 – 2009, and is a graduate of the standard military schools and West Point. Ben also completed his MBA at Harvard Business School. Outside of work you may find Ben cold water swimming, practicing yoga, or reading any number of newspapers, magazines, or books.

Expertise

Biz Dev, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Partnerships, Product Management, and Sales

Location

San Francisco

Roles

CEO: Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Staff, CMO: Chief Marketing Officer, COO: Chief Operating Officer, CRO: Chief Revenue Officer, CSO: Chief Strategy Officer, President, and Product Manager

Sectors

Finance/Banking, Retail, SaaS, Software, and Venture