Hi Ben, tell us about yourself?
Hey there, My name is Ben Comstock. I was an orphan in India, adopted by an American family. I grew up in Iowa, moved to Granada, Spain when I was 22 where I lived for 7 years before starting my own company.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
This question made me realize how boring I am. :/
Reading about social economics.
Longboarding with friends.
Socializing with strangers.
Developing my business and myself.
… and professionally? What do you do?
I am the co-founder of OfficeAccord - an employee experience platform to help organizations enhance their colleague community. I am responsible for the commercial side of the business. My cofounder manages the technical side. I know enough code to break things thus I am not allowed near our source code anymore.
Did you immediately find your dream job? What did your journey to finding your career look like?
I didn’t even know what entrepreneurship was - much less how to spell it - when I started my business. I created it because I saw a need to help organizations create a happier and more productive workforce through technology, but no one else was doing it. So I decided to it myself.
Where is your favorite place to hang out in OneCoWork?
I kick it in the hot desk area of Gòtic and usually have some random cookies I am trying to give away so I don’t eat the whole packet myself. Come help me eat them. You don’t have to even say, “hi.”
Give some tips to our readers!
Sometimes all it takes is 20 seconds of insane courage.
“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” - Bob Marley
Who inspires you?
My dad because he is an amazing father, husband, son, and grandpa.
Words to live by/what is your motto.
“Sometimes all it takes is 20 seconds of insane courage.”
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?
- Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
- Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise
How do we get in contact with you?