Assistant Professor of Instruction
Industry Areas: Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategy
Research Areas: B-2-B, Brand Management, Customer Relationship Management, Ecommerce, Entrepreneurship, High Technology Markets, Marketing - Management, Marketing Strategy, Product Strategy, Social Networks
Ben Bentzin is a Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and marketing practitioner as co-founder/CEO of Interactive Health Technologies, LLC, www.ihtusa.com, an Austin company using digital technology to empower primary, secondary, and university students to self-manage their health and wellness. In his previous ten-year career as a Dell Inc. executive, Ben Bentzin had various responsibilities for marketing, product development and e-commerce, including heading marketing for Dell’s consumer/small business division, product marketing for Dell Dimension and Dell Latitude brand computers, and development of business to business e-commerce.
Ben currently serves on the board of The Austin Symphony Orchestra and the Board of Visitors of the UT McDonald Observatory. Ben’s past volunteer roles have included adult leadership for Boy Scout Troop 990 and serving on the boards of Austin public radio stations KUT/KUTX, the Center for Child Protection, and Ballet Austin, as well as chairman of the board of the Long Center for the Performing Arts and campaign Chairman for the United Way of the Capital Area.
Ben Bentzin holds an M.B.A in marketing and strategic management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University.