Ben White

CEO & Chairman

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Ben White

CEO & Chairman

Ben is the Founder and CEO of Upp.

Ben is CEO and Founder of Upp. Ben saw the opportunity to drive a new intelligence-led platform that fits the ever-changing needs of ecommerce retailers. His understanding of the complexities of ecommerce channels was developed while serving as Chairman of Volo Commerce.

A well-known technology entrepreneur, Ben has previously founded four successful businesses (RBR Networks, Star Internet, MessageLabs and Notion Capital) turning them all into market leaders. Star was founded in 1995 as one of the UK’s first ISP’s and MessageLabs in 2000 as the first company in the world to deliver anti-virus and anti-spam in the cloud.

Ben led MessageLabs to be a global market leader in messaging security and a true pioneer in the exploding Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry. Towards the end of 2008, MessageLabs was acquired by Symantec for approximately $700M. Star was acquired by Claranet in 2012 for £55m.

In 2009 Ben co-founded Notion Capital and focused his time on supporting European technology start-ups and other investment interests.

Ben is the Founder and CEO of Upp.

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