CEO Ben Bentzin honored by Austin Society of Information Management

Nov. 30, 2016

Austin – Interactive Health Technologies, LLC CEO Ben Bentzin received the 2016 Technology Community Leadership Award at the Austin IT Executives of the Year reception presented by the Austin Society of Information Management.

BentzinThe Technology Community Leadership Award recognizes excellence in leadership skills and execution in the eyes of the IT staff and the executive management of the organization with a focus on community involvement and service.

“I am grateful to the Austin chapter of the Society of Information Management for honoring me with this award,” Bentzin said. “Jen Ohlson and I co-founded Interactive Health Technologies, LLC with a vision to transform physical fitness for children, and I’m honored that SIM recognizes the contributions that IHT has made toward getting kids active and fit.” Read More

CEO Ben Bentzin Named Finalist for Top Austin Tech Honor

Nov. 15, 2016

Austin – Interactive Health Technologies, LLC CEO Ben Bentzin has been named a finalist for the 2016 Information Technologist of the Year award presented by the Austin Society of Information Management.

BentzinThe ceremony announcing the winner takes place at the Innotech Austin conference Thursday, Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center.

“I am grateful to the Austin chapter of the Society of Information Management for nominating me for this award,” Bentzin said. “Jen Ohlson and I co-founded Interactive Health Technologies, LLC with a vision to transform physical fitness for children, and I’m honored that SIM recognizes the contributions that IHT has made toward getting kids active and fit.” Read More

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Student Privacy Pledge part of extensive measures taken to insure privacy of data

privacySept. 30, 2016

This summer, IHT became the first fitness wearable company to sign the Student Privacy Pledge, re-emphasizing our commitment to protecting the personal data of students using the IHT Spirit System.

“Protecting the personal data of schools and their students has always been an important aspect of IHT’s mission to empower students through data,” said IHT founder and CEO Ben Bentzin upon the signing. “Taking the Student Privacy Pledge symbolizes IHT’s commitment to protecting our customers and their students.” Read More

6 Qualities of a Great PE Teacher

Think back to the best teachers you’ve had throughout your life. What are the qualities that made them stand out among the dozens of educators who have crossed your path?

The teachers who fit the criteria as “great teachers” in Physical Education – teachers like John Dunlop – are those who remain intellectually curious and professionally vital both inside and outside the classroom. They maintain an enviable passion for children and the learning process. They remain vivid in the student’s memories forever because of their creativity, sense of fun, compassion, and ability to challenge students to grow and constantly improve.

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Back To School With a Bang: Improving Phys Ed for All

IHT is excited to welcome back all of our teachers, administrators and students as school gets underway. It’s an exciting time of the year for everyone. We are especially looking forward to continuing to reinvent the physical education experience for our customers this coming year and continue to work toward our mission to empower students, educators and any individual seeking to self-manage their health through the use of technology. IHT doesn’t just make the most robust fitness and assessment solution in education. We elevate and transform schools.

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