Ben Blaney

Ben Blaney is a Senior Strategic Consultant at PROS, helping organizations select and deploy its cloud-based software. He previously served as director of Commercial Excellence for ESAB, a $2B division of Colfax Corporation, where he was responsible for strategy, execution and measurement of all aspects of commercial excellence. Blaney also led pricing strategy for a $2B division of GE; has served as a business consultant at Vendavo; and led pricing for a $1.5B business unit of ITT Corporation, where he worked for eight years in roles of increasing responsibility and seniority. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Exeter. Blaney holds the PRINCE2, Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Pricing Professional (CPP), and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certifications.

  • Precision and PROS Price Optimization Software

    Precision and PROS Price Optimization Software

    In The Perfectionists, Simon Winchester traces the history of precision in different fields. Learn how PROS applies precision to price optimization software.

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  • Pricers: Join Us at PPS Dallas and Learn How to Advance Your Pricing Organization (And Your Career)

    Pricers: Join Us at PPS Dallas and Learn How to Advance Your Pricing Organization (And Your Career)

    Check out our pricing workshop and learn what it takes to achieve optimum pricing in the modern business world and how to adopt the right pricing framework.

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  • Waiting for the Lift: A Lesson on the Limitations of Rules-Based Software

    Waiting for the Lift: A Lesson on the Limitations of Rules-Based Software

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  • Is Hanjin Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Pricing Problems in the Container Shipping Industry?

    Is Hanjin Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Pricing Problems in the Container Shipping Industry?

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  • Searching for Normalizing Metrics in the Olympics Medal Count

    Searching for Normalizing Metrics in the Olympics Medal Count

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  • How Pricing and Rebate Management Overlap

    How Pricing and Rebate Management Overlap

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  • Gas Station Coffee and Promotional Pricing

    Gas Station Coffee and Promotional Pricing

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  • The Risks of High Performer-Driven Sales Coaching

    The Risks of High Performer-Driven Sales Coaching

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  • Pricing Optimization Lessons from Solitaire

    Pricing Optimization Lessons from Solitaire

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  • What I Learned About Pricing from Winston Churchill

    What I Learned About Pricing from Winston Churchill

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  • Looking Back: Deep Blue: 1, Kasparov: 0

    Looking Back: Deep Blue: 1, Kasparov: 0

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  • Lessons from Pac-Man: Are Buyers Better at Buying than Sellers are at Selling?

    Lessons from Pac-Man: Are Buyers Better at Buying than Sellers are at Selling?

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  • Healthcare and Data: How Pharma Distributors Can Leverage the Advantages of their Position in the Value Chain

    Healthcare and Data: How Pharma Distributors Can Leverage the Advantages of their Position in the Value Chain

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