Benjamin Young is a Content Development Analyst at JSTOR/ITHAKA and a Public Fellow at the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). His strong management, program development and analytical skills were acquired at companies as wide-ranging as Random House and the U.S. Department of State.
Along with a background in research, editing and writing, Benjamin is well-versed in new media technologies. He founded a web development firm at a young age and went on to serve as a consultant for companies including Microsoft and Adobe. As the New Media Teaching Fellow at Columbia University (New York, NY), he conceived meaningful ways to connect technology and education.
Benjamin also has an enduring commitment to community service, the improvement of education, and social justice issues. He was a longstanding Volunteer Partner at the American Red Cross, has served on several advisory boards, and is the recipient of distinguished awards for his work with various organizations.