As a Software Engineer at Very, Ben Wheat works with clients like Pop-A-Shot to build innovative IoT applications. Ben is driven by both curiosity and failure, knowing that it’s through learning from his mistakes that he improves as an engineer.
Before joining Very, Ben worked as a back-end engineer at Toyota Connected, where he designed and implemented a global mobility platform based on global customer needs. His day-to-day stack included Elixir/Phoenix, GraphQL/Absinthe, and Postgres — but Elixir/Phoenix are his favorites.
Ben earned his web development certification from The Iron Yard, and he also holds a BS in Interpersonal Communications from Trevecca Nazarene University.