Ben Slotznick has been an attorney, inventor, software developer, entrepreneur and real estate developer. He holds two dozen patents and has published research in peer-reviewed publications on game theory, small-group decision-making, and computer interface design for people with disabilities. As a volunteer in his community, Ben has led several nonprofit organizations, including as president of his synagogue.
Slotznick is co-secretary of the Yale College Class of 1970, and has previously served his class as reunion chair and member of the Reunion Gift Committee. He attended the Yale Drama School after receiving his bachelor’s degree, and went on to earn JD and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the proud parent of a 2011 Yale College grad.
Slotznick has served as president of the Yale Alumni Association of Central Pennsylvania, YAA Delegate, site coordinator for the Yale Day of Service, and interviewer for the Alumni Schools Committee. He is the founder of Camp Yale Emeritus, and has led many widely recognized and award-winning alumni projects, including service trips abroad, a series of class mini-reunions, a service initiative website, several international conferences, an international initiative to engage young alumni at the local level, and a 200-plus-page book entitled The YaleGALE Guide to Alumni Relations and Volunteer Engagement. He has twice won the YAA’s Leadership Award for Volunteer Innovation and Service.