Courtney Benson

About Courtney Benson

Board Advisory Committee Member

Courtney is the Global Director of Data at YouGov, where she leads an international team that develops innovative market research products.  In this role Courtney oversees data product management and drives sustainable business growth by designing streamlined operating processes.  Previously, she spent more than 10 years in the financial services industry at Royal Bank of Scotland and Citizens Bank.  Working in finance, analytics and retail products, she helped the business use data to make better strategic decisions.  Courtney holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, and is also the Advisory Board Chair of Oasis for Girls, a non-profit that works with girls from under-resourced neighborhoods in San Francisco.

Interesting facts about Courtney:

  • She lived in the UK for several years and holds dual American/British citizenship.
  • She loves skiing and moved to Park City, Utah to be able to ski more often.
  • She did gymnastics as a kid and is still known to turn cartwheels on occasion.