Ben Texter

EVP & Co-founder


Ben has deep experience working in digital communications, strategic management, and business development.

Prior to Digital Health Strategies, Ben spearheaded the expansion of Blue State Digital’s health care practice, where he was responsible for recruiting and managing the company’s health care portfolio, which included the Clinton Health Access Initiative, the American Hospital Association, the Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, the California Hospital Association, and Enroll America. In addition to managing ongoing relationships, he also educated health care CEOs and senior-level executives about the emerging role of digital in health care that resulted in major investments and budget shifts towards digital programs.


Before Blue State, Ben has been a member of several founding teams for venture-funded start-up companies in Southern California that collectively raised over $330MM, and focused on transforming the automotive and financial industries through new technology.


Ben graduated with degrees in Economics and Art History from Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California, and currently resides in Washington, D.C.