As the founder and creative force behind BarelyPolitical.com (www.barelypolitical.com), Ben Relles has established himself as a leader in digital entertainment, creating original content that gets blogged about, talked about and viewed around the world. The online entertainment destination launched with the video "I Got a Crush on Obama", a political parody that quickly went viral and has now been seen over 100 million times, including national television coverage in countries such as the United States, Japan, Germany, Russia and Australia.

Relles, an entrepreneur by nature, began his career as the founder and president of MarketVision Inc, which grew under his leadership into a $3 million company. Relles holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business where he graduated with a degree in Marketing Strategy and received the Ben Franklin Award for his contribution to the Philadelphia Community.  Following Wharton, he joined the OmnicomGroup, where brands such as Nissan, Pepsi, Snickers, E*Trade and Siemens benefited from his innovative strategic thinking.

Relles has lectured on college campuses and been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and ABC for his perspective on what's next in digital entertainment and new media. Always a fan of comedy, he wrote a weekly humor column at the University of Wisconsin and can be found on rare occasion performing his 10-minute stand-up set throughout New York.