Ben Feder

Ben Feder is President, International Partnerships (North America) of Tencent Games.  He currently serves on the boards of a number of interactive entertainment companies including Epic Games, Glu Mobile, Hirez Studios, and Bad Robot Games. Prior to joining Tencent in October 2016, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Take Two Interactive. He also served as co-founder, partner and vice-chairman of ZMC, a media investment and management firm, and as a board director of Columbia Music Entertainment in Japan.  Prior to co-founding ZMC, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer of MessageClick, a leading provider of voice messaging technology for next-generation telephone networks, and held senior positions with News Corporation. Mr. Feder holds a BA from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Read More


Excerpt

Green School Bali"One evening, I returned home late. Exhausted from the day, I sank down into our red sofa and rested my feet on the coffee table. The younger kids were already asleep. Victoria came into the room and closed the door. She had just returned from a weekend retreat with women working in business and philanthropy. One of them had recently spent a year in Barcelona. Victoria had been gripped by the thought of it and spent the entire weekend peppering her friend with questions and squeezing out of her every bit of advice and information that she could. I listened to Victoria talk about her friend traveling abroad with her family. It was something Victoria and I had fantasized about on and off throughout our marriage. Victoria said, “Let’s go.” She used a word I had thought was reserved for academics and librarians: Sabbatical."
Read more