Mr. Ben West is the Founder and CEO of EcoZoom. He is the architect of EcoZoom’s overall vision and strategies for new products, services, and markets, and he works closely with EcoZoom’s engineering and market research program, creates project opportunities and partnerships, and helps develop a positive and high-value company culture. Before starting EcoZoom, Mr. West had experience in entrepreneurship and in the cookstove space. Mr. West has watched EcoZoom grow from a start-up with $40,000 in founder funding to a global company with thriving stove programs in Rwanda and Kenya and a growing presence in Mexico and several African countries. Mr. West received his MBA at the University of Oregon with a focus on entrepreneurship.