Ben Spencer

Ben has a passion for blending design and writing into a cohesive product narrative. An advocate for research, strategy, and discovery at the front end of any project, Ben excels in high-level thinking about how to most effectively tell a brand’s story in an authentic and relevant way.

Ben received Bachelor’s degrees in Film Studies and Religion from Whitman College, as well as a Master’s in Education from Lipscomb University. He studied UX Design and Content Strategy at General Assembly before joining Fresh’s team in January 2016.

Outside of work, Ben enjoys reading voraciously, watching horror movies, playing video games, and building his skill as an aspiring novelist. He spends every second he can with his wife and his two beloved Boxer dogs, California and Tennessee.

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Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Web App Development

Revolutionizing team training with the Team Nation app

In a recent project, we worked with Moonshot Sports to revolutionize how teams are taught, trained, and coached. The Team Nation App provides a new way to access sports playbooks inline, with the needs of modern users: Not just by reading but through interaction and gamification. When they came to Fresh, that was an essential
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Perspectives on the future of healthcare

The Future Of is Fresh’s ongoing podcast, hosted by our CEO, Jeff Dance. With 36 episodes and counting, the podcast features conversations about technology across various topics.  For The Future of Healthcare, we took a unique approach. We invited experts across the healthcare spectrum to discuss a field central to human well-being. The insights from
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Everyday opportunities in the space economy

At first glance, voyages into space would seem to be the exact opposite of convergence. The exciting thing about the space economy, however, is that we’re all involved whether we climb onto a rocket or not. And forays into space make everyday life on Earth better in tangible ways. Four ways you’re already a part
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AI/Machine Learning, Autonomous Mobile Robots

AI in Agriculture: Innovative Opportunities to Cultivate the Future

What’s the current state of the agriculture industry? Modern farmers, and the agriculture industry generally, are grappling with change. I work remotely for Fresh from Walla Walla––an agricultural community in Eastern Washington––and I’ve had the experience of seeing the challenges farmers, farms, and smallholders face from up close. Climate change, unpredictable weather patterns, and extreme
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AI/Machine Learning, Manufacturing Automation

The ongoing evolution of industrial automation

“Industry 4.0,” or 4IR, refers to the rapid scale of technological innovation across various sectors since the 2000s and the transformation it has enabled. Due to the increase in and sophistication of modern technology, 4IR continues to have significant implications for the field of industrial automation. Statistics show that industry leaders have actively planned for
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Software, Technology Architecture

Tech Stacks: Insights on the Building Blocks of the Digital World

Tech stacks, also known as solution stacks, are combinations of technology “stacked together” and used to build modern digital applications. Think of tech stacks as the building blocks needed to create easy-to-maintain, scalable websites, web apps, and mobile apps. The “stack” includes programming languages, libraries, frameworks, patterns, UI/UX tools, custom software, cloud computing services, and
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