Ben Reason is a co-founder of live|work and over the past eight years has directed his passion for social impact projects into delivering successful change for the public sector. Ben graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 1994 with a BA in Fine Arts, following this in 2000 with an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath. He has a background in design and innovation in network enabled services with Razorfish and Oyster partners working with Orange, Vodafone, Nokia, Sony, Experian and Oracle. Ben has provided strategic guidance and project delivery management on a range of high profile public sector projects for organisations such as the NHS Innovation Institute, The Design Council, the BBC, the Home Office, Vodafone, Experian & RSA. He has written articles for the NHS 'In View' magazine and has been featured in the Independent Herald Tribune. In 2009 he was voted one of the Top 20 most influential designers in IKON magazine. His academic connections include SAID Business School Oxford, Cranfield Business School, Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, KÃ¶ln Institute of Design, Royal College of Art.