Ben Kohn

Scale and Innovation

Ben Kohn is DigitalC’s Scale and Innovation lead, tasked with fostering growth, investment and sustainability for both internal programming and our supported partners.  Ben serves as a resource to all practice areas within DigitalC and will lead outreach to prospective partners.

Prior to joining DigitalC, Ben was an entrepreneur, consultant, civic advocate and organizer.  As founder and CEO of Cloudly, he built a Unified Communications provider that serviced businesses in 48 states. While acting as a consultant and chief of sales, he has built go-to-market and sales strategies that have helped businesses receive over $15 Million in Venture Capital funding and produce more than $50 Million in annual sales.  As a broker of telecommunications, he has facilitated transactions of over 2,000 internet nodes globally. And his involvement in the Civic Sector has leadership involvement with GoCivic, a platform to connect donors with Non-Profits, The Small Business Advocacy Council, and the Chicago Leadership Alliance.

Ben came home to Cleveland in early 2018 to join DigitalC after 6 years in Chicago.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University, and has coached hockey for the past 6 years.