Kurt Benson

Vice President of Business Development


Kurt joined Magnified PR in January 2019 as VP of Business Development. He is a charismatic professional who possesses strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills. He utilizes these strengths to direct this young company to growth and prosperity.

Kurt was born in Zimbabwe and moved to Toronto as a teenager. In early 2018, he left his Regional Manager position at Michael Hill - where he was responsible for helping grow their Atlantic Canadian presence from five stores to 11 stores in under 12 months.

Since touching down in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he has been very active in the startup scene. He co-founded both LightFortySix Inc. and Tidal League Inc. in a matter of months, and has been recognized for his accomplishments on a number of occasions. In September, he was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 Fellow and was invited to Forbes’ prestigious and exclusive annual summit for top entrepreneurs.

Email: kurt@magnified.co