40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Benjamin Winslow


Wingen LLC

Job Title

Managing Director


  • Created his own ideal breeding company to produce ornamental horticultural crops for a number of select clients.
  • Is responsible for approximately two dozen commercial introductions during his career as a plant breeder and is listed as the inventor on roughly a dozen plant patents to date.


The Wanderer: Ben enjoys travel. “I am happiest when I am wandering around new places and meeting new people.”

Fun Facts

Nothing but the Real Deal: Ben considers himself a connoisseur of sushi. “A California roll won’t do; I’m looking for legit raw fish.”