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Benjamin Lerer is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Lerer Hippeau, mMetro.com LLC, Thrillist Media Group, Inc. and Group Nine Media, Inc. and who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Currently, he is Chairman of Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Group Nine Acquisition Corp., Chief Executive Officer for mMetro.com LLC, Chief Executive Officer for Group Nine Media, Inc., Chief Executive Officer of NowThis Media, Inc. (a subsidiary of Group Nine Media, Inc.), President & Director at Lerer Hippeau Acquisition Corp., Managing Partner at Lerer Hippeau, Managing Member at Lerer Hippeau Ventures Management LLC (a subsidiary of Lerer Hippeau) and Chief Executive Officer of Seeker Media, Inc. Benjamin Lerer is also Managing Member at Lerer Hippeau Ventures Management LLC and on the board of 5 other companies.

In his past career he occupied the position of Chairman of JackThreads, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for Thrillist Media Group, Inc.

Benjamin Lerer received an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Current positions of Benjamin Lerer 
NameTitle Since
Group Nine Acquisition Corp.
(Investment Holding Companies)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2020
Lerer Hippeau Acquisition Corp.
(Investment Holding Companies)
President & Director 2021
Casper Sleep Inc.
(Home Furnishings)
Independent Director 2014
Seeker Media, Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
mMetro.com LLC Chief Executive Officer 2004
NowThis Media, Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union Chairman -
Fetch, Inc. Director -
Lerer Hippeau Ventures V LP Director -
Group Nine Media, Inc. Chief Executive Officer 2016
Raisedbyus Director -
Urban Upbound Director -
Lerer Hippeau Ventures Management LLC Managing Member -
Lerer Hippeau Managing Partner 2013

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