San Francisco, California
Ariel is an entrepreneur, mentor and investor. He was the founder of IPRO, the first web analytics company, and of Topica, one of the first email communities. Ariel was board member of Kana Software, LinkExchange, Odeo, SpeedDate and StumbleUpon. He currently serves on the boards of Freedom Financial and Strava. Ariel's angel investments include AdMob, Flixster, Slideshare, Pantheon, ThumbTack, Mashery, BrightRoll, Optimizely, Viki, Causes, Kongregate and NexTag. Ariel holds a B.S. in Mathematics with Computer Science from MIT and an MBA from Stanford University. He is originally from Venezuela and lives in San Francisco with his wife and three children. Ariel is addicted to kitesurfing - particularly kite foiling and kiting on waves...