BEN PEERI is a Web3 entrepreneur and leader with a deeply rooted background in building and securing Fortune 500 enterprise solutions. As a professional with experience working at the highest levels of IT in traditional finance, Web2, and Web3, Ben can understand trends from a robust range of arenas as he uses them accordingly to build a cutting-edge Metaverse startup. Currently, Ben is the Founder and CEO of Memory Gardens, an early-stage metaverse platform and community that curates interactive and immersive photo video albums. Ben’s current position as the leader of an early-stage startup oversees every aspect of production, working with internal and external personnel to drive development, marketing, investor relations, and production. Ben’s experience, matched with his humility, lends to a very approachable style of award-winning leadership that magnetizes others. Throughout his extensive career, Ben’s upward ascension has led him to various roles such as DevOps Tech Lead at Maple Finance, Vice President of Enterprise Cloud Solution Architecture at JPMorgan & Chase Co., Associate Director & Senior Infrastructure Architect at the DTCC, a Technical Team Lead at Check Point Software Technologies, Systems Administrator for Hudson Advisors, and Network and Security Engineering Manager at Retalix (later acquired by NCR). Ben holds over three dozen industry certifications from all the key vendors in the Blockchain, Cloud, and network industries.