Founder, Smart Workweek
Banks Benitez is the founder of Smart Workweek, a company helping teams transition to the 4-day work week, and head of venture development at Ezra, a climate finance company focused on financing climate technologies. Formerly Benitez was the the co-founder and CEO of Uncharted, a social impact accelerator for early-stage ventures tackling major social issues in the US. At Uncharted, he moved the organization to a 4-day workweek where people get 100% compensation to work 32-hours a week over four days. Uncharted was recognized in 2019 as one of Outside Magazine‘s 50 best places to work in the US. When he’s not working, Benitez is learning to cook and spending time in the Colorado backcountry.