Ben Haynes is a founding partner and technical director at RANGER and Creator and Project Lead for Directus, an open-source headless CMS. At Ranger he directs database design, application development, CMS development, user experience design, and overall system architecture. Ben has over 10 years of experience as an independent web developer, working for clients such as MoMA, Michael Moore, Warner Bros, Philips, Ecko, Yale University, AIGA, Cardoza School of Law, Performa, and Eleven Madison Park Restaurant. In addition to his professional experience, Ben has taught advanced web design at The School at Columbia University for the last four years. He is the published author and illustrator of a book on 3d aircraft entitled “Paper Pilot”.