Ben Gagnon is the Chief Mining Officer for Bitfarms. He has been working in the Bitcoin mining industry since 2015, after discovering Bitcoin and Crypto at the Kelley School of Business in 2010. His considerable mining and international experience includes establishing mining operations in China, Canada, and the United States, as well as founding multiple Bitcoin companies and developing technologies, including mining as a service, negative emissions mining (otherwise referred to as turn-key flare gas mitigation) and immersion cooling technology. Ben has a B.Sc. in Economics and International Business from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and an M.Sc. in Internet Computing and E-commerce with a specialty in Cyber Security from Hong Kong University.