US Senator (R), Nebraska
Ben Sasseis a US senator representing Nebraska. He is a fifth-generation Nebraskan with the honor of representing the Cornhusker state in the U.S. Senate. A member of the intelligence, judiciary, and banking committees, Ben is focused on the future of work, the future of war, and the First Amendment. Ben spent most of his worklife helping companies and institutions through technological and leadership disruptions. Before coming to the Senate, he was a college president for five years at Midland University, taking over at age 37 and transforming the college into one of the nation’s fastest-growing schools in just three years. Ben has written two books – both national best-sellers. Ben and his wife, Melissa, have three kids – Corrie, Alex, and Breck, any one of whom can often be spotted accompanying their dad on their commute from Nebraska to Capitol Hill.