Ben Loehnen worked at the Simon & Schuster imprint for eight years, most recently as executive editor. He worked previously at HarperCollins and Random House. He edits books across a range of subjects, including business, economics, psychology, science, religion, fiction, narrative nonfiction, and memoir. The authors with whom he has worked include: Bruce Bartlett, Leslie Berlin, Tim Brown, Howard G. Buffett, James Lee Burke, Steve Case, Robert Cialdini, Ross Douthat, Jesse Eisinger, Charles Fishman, Justin Fox, James K. Galbraith, Russell Gold, Kirsten Grind, Jacob Hacker, Morten Hansen, Oona Hathaway, Chip and Dan Heath, Virginia Heffernan, Adam Higginbotham, Paul Ingrassia, A.J. Jacobs, Ezra Klein, Ken Jennings, Jake Knapp, Sarah Lewis, Alec MacGillis, Jeffrey Pfeffer, Paul Pierson, Kenneth M. Pollack, Gerald Posner, Richard Rhodes, Michael Riedel, Jim Rogers, Christopher Ryan, Scott Shapiro, Dan Slater, Benn Steil, Gillian Tett, Stephen Tobolowsky, and Matthew Yglesias. A native of Montana and an avid birdwatcher, he is a graduate of Harvard College.