Ben Lyon

2023 Fellow and Boston Brickyard Captain

Headshot of Ben Lyon, a white man with a long beard in front of scenic mountains

Ben Lyon is a 2023 MPU Fellow and Greater Boston Brickyard Captain.

Benjamin, originally hailing from Arkansas, proudly identifies himself as a Boy Scout at heart. He pursued his academic interests by studying Economics and International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Harnessing his entrepreneurial spirit, Ben co-founded not just one, but two startups, along with an accelerator focused on promoting financial inclusion. Embracing the tranquility of nature, he finds solace in the serene solitude it offers, often accompanied by cherished moments of gathering around campfires with close friends, fostering a sense of camaraderie and connection.