Kenneth Babby '02
Kenneth Babby '02, Alumnae/i Trustee
Ken Babby officially became the sole owner of the Akron Aeros minor league baseball team on October 11, 2012. Formed in 1989, the Aeros are based in Akron, Ohio, they compete in the Eastern League, and are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. In September 2012 they won the title to become the 2012 Eastern League Champions!
Prior to his ownership of the Akron Aeros, Ken had a 12-year career at the Washington Post and was Chief Revenue Officer of Washington Post Media and General Manager of the Washington Post. In that role, he was responsible for leading digital business operations and all business aspects of digital product development including web, mobile and other digital platforms, oversight of Post Media revenues, and guiding the Digital Sales team. He also was responsible for business strategy and development, as well as monetization, of all digital products.
Ken graduated from Wheaton with an independent major in Computer Science and Economics and then earned an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Wheaton.