Benjamin “Ben” Black is a vice president of OCV Partners, a technology focused venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. He is a passionate advocate for accelerating the pace of melanoma research to end suffering and death due to the disease.
Prior to OCV, Mr. Black was a private equity associate at Apollo Global Management and an associate attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell. He previously served as an analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecom Group at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Black is also a board member of Haymakers for Hope, Environmental Solutions Worldwide, and Phaidon.
Mr. Black earned a J.D. / MBA from Harvard University and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in history. Mr. Black is a member of the New York Bar and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.