A seasoned channel and sales executive, Ben has more than two decades of experience, specifically with DevOps and Atlassian-powered solutions. As Vice President of Sales and Business Development, he drives Forty8Fifty Labs’ strategies for growth and new service and delivery areas. Chou most recently was Senior Director of Global Alliances and Business Development at Contegix, where he was responsible for global channel strategy, sales leadership, and partner strategy. Prior to Contegix, Ben served the last seven years in business development and channel roles with companies including Risklens Inc., and Nexus Systems, Inc. where he developed and drove strategies that achieved impressive growth. He has also held various sales and sales leadership positions with Anybill Financial Services and Rational Software. Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Maryland, College Park.