Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Chief Product Officer – Relias Learning

Ben Johnson serves as Chief Product Officer leading product management, engineering, content development, business integration, and the Relias Institute. He joined Relias in March 2012 as VP of Engineering during the company’s formation by Vista Equity Partners. He previously served six years as CIO of Essential Learning, an education technology company that delivered innovative training solutions to behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities agencies. Prior to that, Ben spent 10+ years in a variety of technology and management roles focused primarily on developing EMR and medication management systems. He has more than 20 years of experience in web technologies, product development, and general management for software companies focused on the healthcare and human services markets.

Ben is passionate about using technology to promote lifelong learning that empowers individuals and improves society. He volunteers with the Utah Education Network, Boy Scouts of America, and the Methodist church. Ben graduated summa cum laude from UC Berkeley and holds MS and MBA degrees from Columbia University and the University of Utah.