Benjamin Grubbs is the Founder & CEO of Next 10 Ventures, also was the former Director, and global head of top creator partnerships at Youtube. He founded the company after an established career in the Internet and media industries, where he held leadership positions in Google, Turner Broadcasting, eBay and Yahoo!.
As the global director of top creator partnerships at Google’s YouTube business unit, Benjamin led a global team that drove strategy, investments, and growth of the video platform’s top 500 independent content creators. Prior to relocating to Los Angeles in 2015 with Google, Ben led YouTube’s creator marketing in Asia and the formation of the FanFest event franchise, and was a founding member of the YouTube Kids team. Before Google, he held senior positions in Asia Pacific, where his scope spanned the establishment of new markets and business units focused on online video, e-commerce, online education, and online gaming. Benjamin received a BS degree from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.