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Ben Bergman

Senior Reporter
dot.LA

Ben Bergman is the dot.LA newsroom’s senior reporter, covering venture capital. Previously he was a senior reporter/host at KPCC, a producer at Gimlet Media and NPR and produced two investigative documentaries for KCET. He has been a frequent on-air contributor to NPR and Marketplace and has written for The New York Times. Bergman was a 2017-2018 Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economic and Business Journalism at Columbia Business School. He enjoys skiing, playing poker, and cheering on The Seattle Seahawks.

My Sessions

Featured Panel: “How Content Can Drive Commerce”

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

Los Angeles has long been the content capital of the world, but now there’s a new twist: L.A. tech companies are creating content not just to entertain, but to help people meditate or study for medical school. Join us as we talk to CEOs who are using content to drive commerce and a top investor […]

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Lunch & Learn: Jonathan Neman (sweetgreen) & Ben Bergman (dot.LA)

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

Jonathan Neman, the 35-year-old co-founder and CEO of Sweetgreen, has lofty ambitions for his $1.6 billion fast casual darling. He wants to grow Sweetgreen to be the Starbucks of healthy food. But first he has to weather the coronavirus. dot.LA’s Ben Bergman talks to Neman about how the company has adapted to the pandemic and how […]

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