Benjamin Sywulka is an entrepreneur, systems thinker and innovation expert with experience in national innovation ecosystems, corporate innovation management, and social innovation. He is currently the Director of Prototype Engineering at SoundHound, a leading Voice AI company. before that he was the founder of Hapi (Human API)—a company focused on solving systemic problems through strategic collaboration and disruptive innovation. As part of HAPI he has launched a professional services platform (Yavoy), an innovation coaching platform and a virtual workshop platform (Strategia). Before Hapi he led innovation efforts at Corporación Multi Inversiones, a large conglomerate with operations throughout Latin America, and prior to that he led innovation efforts for the Country of Guatemala as head of its Private Competitiveness Council. He has been an innovation consultant for IXL Center and a Professor of Innovation in several universities. He has a B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and an MBA and a Masters of Finance from Hult International Business School.