Benjamin Sattes started his geodetic path in 2001 as a surveying technician. He then pursued this direction by studying surveying at HFT Karlsruhe, Germany. Right after graduating in 2009, he founded 3D WELT Vermessung GmbH and was appointed as its CEO. Apart from his duties within the company, he has been an external lecturer at HFT Stuttgart in Germany since 2016, and is also the chairman of the professional board of surveyors in his home state.