Ben Chestnut

Ben Chestnut

Owner, The Rocket Science Group & MailChimp

Location
Greater Atlanta Area
Industry
Internet

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Ben Chestnut's Overview

Current
  • Co-Founder & CEO at MailChimp
  • Owner at The Rocket Science Group
Past
Education
Connections

356 connections

Websites

Ben Chestnut's Summary

Business owner, industrial designer

Specialties

Web application development, interface design, online marketing, branding, user experience

Ben Chestnut's Experience

Co-Founder & CEO

MailChimp

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

2001Present (13 years)

MailChimp is a powerful, easy-to-use email marketing platform with over 6,000,000 users from all over the world who send more than 10 billion emails a month.

Owner

The Rocket Science Group

April 2000Present (14 years 6 months)

Partner, Business Development, General Business Manager

Website Buildout Manager

Cox Interactive Media / MP3Radio

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

20002001 (1 year)

Helped design a scalable infrastructure for building out hundreds of local mp3 music websites around the country.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

19982000 (2 years)

Worked as designer in the online marketing team

Ben Chestnut's Skills & Expertise

  1. User Experience
  2. User Interface Design
  3. Online Marketing
  4. Application Development
  5. Content Management
  6. Nuts
  7. Endorsements

Ben Chestnut's Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

BSID, Industrial Design

August 1994June 1998

Industrial Design student with focus on interface and website design

University of Georgia

Physics

August 1992June 1994

Officially studied Physics, dabbled with Medical Illustration and Journalism, then discovered Industrial Design

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