Ben Kreimer


As a journalism technologist, Ben Kreimer specializes in storytelling with drones, virtual reality, 360-degree video, 3D virtual reconstructions, and open source hardware sensor platforms. He brought 360-degree video to BuzzFeed as the first fellow in their San Francisco-based Open Lab, a media R&D space. Ben has co-produced many of BuzzFeed's 360-degree videos, including their first, which has received over six million views.

He is also an adviser for the Drone Journalism Lab and African skyCAM, and has worked with academic institutions and organizations including Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, the University of Nebraska, Times of India, CCTV Africa, and the African Wildlife Foundation.