Benjamin Mathes


Benjamin Mathes is a coach, artist, author, listener, and speaker who helps people maximize their creativity and leadership effectiveness. He has delivered keynote addresses and led workshops for schools and organizations across the country, including Citrix, Vistage, Girl Scouts of America, PrimePower Services, WeWork, AdVentures, DePauw University, Auburn University, University of California–Irvine, and many more. He is the founder of Urban Confessional: A Free Listening Project. In over 75 countries, their volunteers stand on street corners with signs that say "Free Listening" and provide compassionate, non-judgmental listening for anyone who needs to talk. They have been featured i…