Ben Kreimer, 2017 APPM Conference Speaker

Ben Kreimer is an independent journalism technologist telling stories with drones, 360° video, and 3D virtual reality. Ben introduced 360° video to BuzzFeed as the Beta Fellow in their Open Lab, a media R&D space. He co-produced many of BuzzFeed’s early 360° videos, including their first, which has received over six million views. He takes an interdisciplinary approach to his global work with academic institutions and organizations, which have included the Drone Journalism Lab, Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, USC Annenburg, The Desert Sun (part of the USA Today Network), The Times of India, Fusion, CCTV Africa, and Australian Aid,