Ben Rogers is a venture partner at Braemar Energy Ventures. Prior to joining Braemar, Ben was the co-founder of Broadscale Group, an investment firm focused on accelerating innovation in the power sector. Ben is also on the Investment Committee of the Clean Energy Trust, a regional energy incubator based in Chicago. He has been a keen advisor to companies and programs that focus on energy innovation and transformation. He is a senior advisor to Duke Energy on fleet electrification, and a senior advisor to Workhorse, an all-electric truck manufacturer based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was an EVP of Aquilon Energy, a software company focused on digitizing all aspects of commodity trading activities. Earlier in his career, Ben was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs Global Natural Resources Group, and a power trader at Cinergy Corp (now part of Duke Energy) and Enron. Ben has an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from the Catholic University of America. He serves on the New Jersey Board of Trustees at The Nature Conservancy, and is a board member of We Care Solar, a manufacturer of solar suitcases that power critical lighting and medical devices in areas without reliable electricity.