#about Aaron Bare

About Aaron Bare

Aaron Bare is an accomplished Global Facilitator, Strategist & Innovator with more than 20 years of demonstrated success. As a Singularity University & Stanford D.School grad, Aaron has leveraged his knowledge of exponential curves & design thinking to drive digital transformation and innovation for his global clients. Aaron engages with clients through custom developed learning expeditions, alternative business school programs, executive coaching, professional negotiations, strategic learning and/or facilitation engagements.

Throughout his executive career, Aaron has held a number of leadership positions. Aaron has experience as an investment banker, management consultant & advertising executive. At present, he facilitates companies globally on Learning Expeditions as a Strategic Learning Facilitator with WDHB, Kaos Pilot & Hyper Island. Aaron is also an entrepreneur who has sold 12 companies, started 2 non-profits & built numerous others as a co-founder, strategist &/or advisor. Aaron was previously Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Arizona Commerce Authority, Thunderbird School of Global Management & Arizona State University, CEO of Buzz Mouth, Consultant at Accenture & Money Manager at Vanguard. He is a member of the Society of Fellows at the Aspen Institute, previously with the McCain Institute & Google Ideas. He speaks often about disruption & innovation at conferences & workshops. His success & proven performance as a leader in his field garnered him acknowledgment as “35 under 35” Entrepreneurs; “40 under 40” Leaders; also selected as Most Innovative Company of the Year & featured in the likes of the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Fast Company & Inc. Magazine.

Aaron holds an MBA in Global Management with Honors from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, a MA in Economic Development from Indiana University & a BS in International Business with Honors from the Indiana Institute of Technology. He also completed Semester at Sea.   Aaron lives with his family in Scottsdale, he enjoys traveling, sailing & skiing.