TOHL was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Young Innovators category for its overwhelming social good in combating emergency situations and basic need inaccessibility. In this interview with Co-Founder and CEO Benjamin Cohen, we learn more about TOHL’s journey as a nonprofit venture. Through this podcast, Benjamin describes TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure, and how it has been changing lives in the process. He discusses his logistical methods for measuring impact, his goals for the scaling and achievement of the organization, and challenges TOHL has faced in accomplishing its mission. Benjamin also speaks about his personal experience as an entrepreneur, including lessons he has learned and advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Under the leadership of Benjamin Cohen, TOHL has progressed from an idea to a company with scalable products and services contracted by large organizations worldwide. Ben has received various awards and fellowships for leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation, named Young Innovator at the Tech Awards in Silicon Valley. His skills include finance, accounting, and capital allocation. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.