Ben is an organizer and strategist for Effective Altruism, a movement of people trying to answer the question of how to improve the world as much as possible. Effective Altruists compare different routes to positive impact so they can focus their effort where it will make the most difference.
Ben is based at Leverage Research, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that develops tools to create a better future and distributes them to strategic do-gooders. His current work is on locating and evaluating high-impact communities. He has previously focused on self-improvement methodology and on creating reliable long-term plans.