Building a Social Enterprise: Interview with Ron Ben-Zeev
On today’s episode, we interview Ron Ben-Zeev, Ron Stocknopf Ben-Zeev is the founder, president, and CEO of World Housing Solution Inc., a company that focuses on building sustainable structures for the United States military. He shares his journey full of pivots and how a business can do well and do good in the world. Pay special attention to the three P’s of social enterprises.
Ron Stocknopf Ben-Zeev
Ron Stocknopf Ben-Zeev is the founder, president, and CEO of World Housing Solution Inc., a company that focuses on building sustainable structures for the United States military. Along with Ben-Zeev’s entrepreneurial endeavors, he is also very active in the Central Florida community. He organizes local TEDx events, is an adjunct professor (and served as an entrepreneur in residence) at Rollins College and is the founder of several entrepreneurial groups, such as 1 Million Cups and Startup Weekend. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Before graduating from the Wharton School in 1986, he lived and worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and Europe. Ben-Zeev is fluent in four languages and uses his entrepreneurial skills to grow and build his businesses by building relationships around the world.