Mr. Kong, General Manager of Greater Pacific East, has over 14 years of leadership experience in Fortune Global 500 companies and new venture investment. Ben was a Principal and Managing Director of Foxcode, Inc., a mid-market merchant bank in Philadelphia. Prior to joining Foxcode, he was Vice President and led the business development department in MasTec (NYSE:MTZ). He also served as Senior Architect at Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC).
Mr. Kong’s expertise in serving clients across US and Chinese markets has earned him a great reputation. Mr. Kong has a strong new venture and leadership track record in all the organizations he has been affilated with. He created the first Chinese business line for Foxcode, and developed it into the company's largest customer account. The investment assembled by Mr. Kong successfully fueled an M&A deal worth $210 million. In addition, Mr. Kong successfully helped MasTec break into the Mexico and Panama markets and establish a long-term customer partnership with the industry's leaders in China.
Mr. Kong immigrated to North America in 2004 from China. He earned Executive MBA degrees from Cornell University in New York and from Queen's University in Canada. He served on the Board of Directors of four non-profit organizations in Canada.