Ben Kaplan

SVP, Global Critical Facilities
Turner Construction

As Senior Vice President of Turner Global Critical Facilities, Ben is responsible for Turner’s data center business globally. Turner delivers in excess of $1 billion in critical facilities projects annually, with projects ranging from $1 million to $1 billion multi-site global programs.

A native of Philadelphia, Ben has over 32 years of construction management experience with Turner Construction Company. He currently serves as senior vice president of Turner Global Critical Facilities. Ben is responsible for managing Turner’s worldwide data center presence. Under his direction, the firm delivers an annual average approaching $1 billion. Turner’s mission critical business is a strategic focus of the organization and a nationally recognized leader in the market segment.


Ben’s approach to complex data center building starts with assembling a team composed of local and international data center staff experts who provide clients with leading edge data center trends, technology, direct equipment procurement strategies, value analysis and commissioning services. The organization has realized several successful enterprise implementations for multi-national clients throughout North America.


Ben holds a masters in Real Estate Development from New York University and a bachelors of art in Civil Engineering from Drexel University.