As the Chief Technology Officer of OWNZONES Media Network, Since 2015, Aaron has managed the company’s enterprise systems and solutions, and oversees all aspects of technology architecture for the B2B and B2C lines of the business as well as device releases. Aaron, notably, was responsible for leading the technical development of the company’s OTT platform, OWNZONES Connect and the proprietary IMF cloud transcoder.
A serial entrepreneur, Aaron, as either a Founder or Co Founder, launched several startups prior to joining OWNZONES, Ventures include Nimble Software Systems, Inc., CrossFit Chalk, Communities for Cause, Veebit and speakTECH.Aaron, a former Microsoft alum, worked there during the surge of technological change in the late 90’s, marked by fierce competition for browser and platform domination and the evolution of data-driven user experiences. Focused on internet technologies, Aaron worked with the internal product teams designing features for Internet Information Server, SharePoint, Content Management Server and BizTalk Server at Microsoft. In 2005, Aaron left Microsoft to form speakTECH, a technology consulting firm, acquired by Perficient in 2010. Aaron grew speakTECH into a leading implementation and innovation partner for companies including Disney, Dell, MySpace and Microsoft. After the acquisition, Aaron spent two years at Perficient, where he led their Microsoft business practice and digital agency, and helped drive M&A efforts and strategy and organizational restructuring.