Ben Etzkorn has held numerous finance positions for major companies such as Thomson Reuters, U.S. Bancorp, and Koch Industries, Inc. Through these roles Ben has directly managed pricing, international accounting, FP&A, CapEx, M&A, strategic planning, regulatory reporting, and business intelligence (BI). Ben has been an Adjunct Instructor since 2004, teaching at numerous colleges and universities within the Twin Cities. Ben holds a MBA in finance and accounting (with distinction) from the Carlson School of Management, a Bachelor’s of Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and is a certified six sigma/lean green belt. Recently Ben completed a +750 hour software development boot camp in ASP.NET, C# and SQL.