Benjamin Bennett

160 Ainslie Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
voice: +1 (917) 442-9487


  Product Design Leader with over 25 years creating innovative, large-scale, digital solutions. Effective people manager and accomplished individual contributor with deep financial services experience. Quick, high-level thinker with acute attention to detail.
  Core Competencies
  • Design Leadership
  • Product Management
  • User-Centric Design
  • User Research
  • Algo & AI-based UIs
  • Mobile Interface Design
  • Client Relationships
  • Interaction Design
  • Information Architecture

Recent Accomplishments

  Bloomberg L.P., New York, NY 2011 – Present
  Contributed to Bloomberg’s continued revenue growth from ~$8 billion to ~$12 billion by redesigning Buy-Side and Sell-Side solutions across Fixed Income, Equities, and FX.
  Global UX Lead, Community Products 2020 – Present
  • Providing design oversight and strategic direction to 200 developers and 12 product managers, responsible for all front-end design activities.
  • Led multi-year redesign of EMSX resulting in Buy-Side’s most used execution management system and 2019 Waters Ranking: Best Execution Management System.
  Global UX Team Lead, Trading Solutions / Enterprise Products 2011 – 2019
  • Grew and managed a team of 10 direct reports providing strategic direction, performance assessments, career development, and design oversight.
  • Tripled revenue through enhancements to the sell-side, fixed income electronic trade order management system (ETOMS), continuing Bloomberg’s streak earning the Waters Rankings award for Best Sell-Side OMS Provider.
  • Established a new revenue stream helping clients meet their MiFID II regulatory requirements earning the Waters Ranking award for Best Buy-Side Compliance Product, Regulatory Reporting.
  • Earned the Waters Ranking award for Best Execution Management System by leading a ground-up redesign of EMSX resulting in the world’s #1 most used EMS.
  Pfizer, New York, NY
User Experience Design Lead
2007 – 2011
  • Redesigned 34 intranet portals, the world’s 3rd largest SharePoint implementation, increasing traffic 60%+, saving $8 million in annual costs, and improving knowledge sharing across 120,000 colleagues.
  • Managed a portfolio of user experience (UX) design projects, overseeing contract resources and vendor teams, ensuring quality user experiences.
  • Championed user research including site analytics, surveys, polls, card sorting, interviews, focus groups, and usability testing to inform decisions and strategies.

Prior Expereince

  Accenture,, Marsh, & Keane/netNumina, in New York, NY, and abroad, Senior User Experience Designer, Information Architect, UI Designer / Developer, 1997-2007
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Multidisciplinary Design Minor, Magna Cum Laude, 1997