Ben Ward

Self portrait, in the Great Smokey Mountains national park.

Ben Ward is a software engineer and product manager from Cambridge (UK), currently residing in San Francisco.


I graduated in Computation at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and I've been doing things with the internet for well over a decade. As well as writing software and building products, I present radio, and periodically I write, sometimes here.

For a more thorough professional summary, see my curriculum vitæ.

Elsewhere

The internet is wonderfully decentralised, I'm usually identifiable with the handle benward, or sometimes bnwrd. I keep a a list of my profiles on various sites.

This site

This site is maintained and hosted by myself, with help from the excellent, lightweight Ruby CMS Jekyll. It's a stock install, with various hacks and additions. You can learn about how it works by looking at the source code on Github.

Disambiguation

Inconveniently, there are others Bens Ward. Here follows a handy list of namesakes I've stumbled upon, whom you may be looking for instead:

You may also be confused with Ben Werdmüller, who goes by the alias benwerd. We know each other. He's not me either.