Ben Lippincott

Shepherd Center

Mr. Lippincott serves as Project Director for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies' (Wireless RERC) Industry and Consumer Outreach & Education project. Ben has been Manager of Industry Relations for the RERC for the last eight years and is based at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia. In this role, Ben serves as the primary point of contact for the RERC’s industry partners and coordinates their involvement in RERC research and development efforts. Highlights of his work in this position include co-editorship of the consumer website,, his involvement in the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) Hearing Aid Compatibility working group, and editorship of the RERC’s monthly e-newsletter, Re:Wireless, that reaches over 400 wireless industry professionals. Previously, Ben was sales and marketing manager for International Business Machines. Ben covered the Southeast region of the US, selling Intel-based servers to small and medium-sized businesses. Ben received his BA in English and Business Management from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.