After carving out a reputation as an in-house leader in the online travel industry, Ben Berman has changed course and is now steering the legal department at interactive rowing machine and fitness-tech company Hydrow Inc.  

As Hydrow’s first-ever general counsel, Berman is the coxswain of a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based legal team that has a hand in virtually every aspect of the business, from commercial transactions, real estate and marketing, to data privacy, security, regulatory and compliance matters.