Ben Deutsch retired from The Coca-Cola Company in 2017 after a 25-year career, the last 11 years of which he served as vice president of corporate communications. In this global leadership role, Ben was responsible for external and internal communications for the world’s largest beverage company. He led a 25-person team that had oversight of corporate media relations, global brand PR, social and digital communications, issues management and internal and executive communications.
Currently, he is chair of the board of directors of Covenant House Georgia, which assists homeless youth. He also serves on the advisory boards of BoxLock, a security solutions startup company, and Own the Room, an interactive communications training organization. Ben is an adjunct professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ben also serves on the board of directors of the Posse Foundation-Atlanta, which recruits, trains and connects dynamic high school students from diverse backgrounds with top colleges and universities; the HAVE Foundation, which provides quality education for the children of the Agalta Valley of Honduras; and Camp Hooray, a fully accessible camp for kids with disabilities.