Ben King was appointed as Country Director for Google Singapore in mid-2019, and was subsequently promoted to Country Managing Director in 2021. He is responsible for Google’s sales and business development operations both within the country and as a hub for the region.

Prior to this appointment, Ben ran sales and business development operations for Google Thailand between 2015 and 2019. He has also worked with various Google businesses across a diverse range of countries in South and Southeast Asia including Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Before joining Google in 2012, Ben worked at Microsoft Advertising Australia. Joining the business shortly after its launch in the country, he held a number of roles as the business grew into a significant player within the performance marketing space.

Ben is part of the Sentosa Development Corporation Board, sits on the board of advisors for the School of Computing and Information Systems of the Singapore Management University, and sits on the SGTech Council in the capacity of co-opted councilor.

Ben has a BA in Media and Communications from the University of Sydney, Australia, majoring in Media, History and Ancient History.