Ben has 10 years of production sound experience mixing and recording for films, commercials and live events. The past 5 years he has focused on creating immersive spatial audio for concerts and cinematic virtual reality productions. Some of the bands he has worked with in VR include Coldplay, U2, Major Lazer, and many festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits. Ben also mixes live streaming concerts and events for the Oculus Venues and Samsung VR. On set Ben has helped create dozens of VR experiences with some of the biggest companies in the world including Google, Coca Cola, Hulu, Fox and Yahoo. In post, Ben has worked on many projects including IT: Float, Go Carnival VR, and Big Air with Elliot Sloan, among others. In 2017 Ben also taught a series of classes at Local 695 teaching other sound mixers proper recording techniques for VR productions. Ben believes spatial sound to be one of the most powerful tools for a convincing immersive experience within mixed reality productions.