Ari is the original founder of Greek Boston & World Wide Greeks. He has been working professionally in the internet arena for over 20 years. Starting out as the webmaster for a Savings & Loan bank, he learned the intricate ways to work in a strict legal environment while building and maintaining their website. Ari was also the youngest award recipient in the history of the prestigious Banker & Tradesmen. It was during this time that he started his own web startup which, over 10 years, was funded in 2010 and then sold in 2012.
He next moved on to a $100 million internet entertainment startup iCast.com, which was an entertainment company dealing with music and movies. iCast was one of the first companies to develop social media applications and offer social media services. Ari was a producer for the music channel and he dealt with developing services for artists and their record labels.
Ari then moved on to EF Education and developed educational travel websites for EF – the largest educational travel company in the world.
Next, Ari worked as an interactive project manager for RDVO, Inc., a multi award winning interactive agency that includes clients such as Microsoft, Gillette, the Boston Red Sox, and many Fortune 500 companies.
His last corporate position was the SEO and Social Media Manager for global staffing agency Aquent, LLC located in Boston’s Back Bay. He now runs the AF Experience company with its’ entire portfolio of apps & websites along with several podcasts.
“It’s not how long, but how well you lived.”