Benjamin is also the Director of Business Development at Health & Life, Inc. in New Orleans, which is a multi-faceted firm specializing in telemedicine and products at the point of care within the health-care field. Also, Benjamin is Founder and Coordinator of the international conference Refugees Endure: WWII Displaced Persons versus Today and the Lessons Learned, November 16-17, 2018 at the Eason Weinmann Center for Comparative Law at Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, LA. This two-day conference was an interdisciplinary historical comparison of the two time periods through the optics of politics, economics, art, music, strategic distribution of resources, and possible solutions. His family’s history regarding his grandparents being in Displaced Persons Camps after WWII has lead him to create this conference. He is working on a book of experiences from former displaced persons from WWII. He has conducted and collected about 15 interviews. Benjamin is also the Director of Business Development at Health & Life, Inc. in New Orleans, which is a multi-faceted firm specializing in telemedicine and products at the point of care within the health-care field.
Benjamin was born in Boston, attended St. Paul’s School in Concord NH, and Tulane University where he majored in Political Science, French, and minored in Art History. Additionally, Benjamin interned for then Senator John F. Kerry, The Aspen Institute, Synergy Capital Management LLC a risk arbitrage financial trading firm, and La Libre Belgique the largest newspaper in Brussels, Belgium.
Benjamin has a strong commitment to the civic community. He is president of one of the oldest chamber music groups in the nation, New Orleans Friends of Music; as well as, board secretary for the New Orleans Rowing Club. Benjamin was the founder of Children of New Orleans, which was a group dedicated to help children affected by Hurricane Katrina. Benjamin is an avid fencer, rower, reader, plays tennis, and enjoys collecting Modern and Chinese art, as well as, enjoys classical music.
Benjamin is currently studying for a Master’s in International Relations at the Geneva School of Diplomacy.