About Aaron Bare
I solve problems, create and sell stuff!
I currently work with organizations on Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship through Innovative Circus and the Arizona Acclerator. I am a former Management Consultant & Creative Director at an Advertising Firm turned Innovation Practitioner. I am a Certified Exponential Organizations Master Practitioner (https://me.openexo.com/aaron-bare/). Finally, I am the co-founder of Herozona, a non-profit foundation focused on economic empowerment for Veterans through education, employment, & entrepreneurship.
As an Innovation Consultant, I created results for clients ranging from Coca-Cola to Daimler to Dell to Harley-Davidson. As Advertising Director created and sold 12 startups in Agency Accelerator, winner of Webby, Telly, Addy, & Grammy while Creative Director. I was a Full Stack Developer and Marketer launching the #1 App in App Store for 20 weeks, created a community of 9 million visitors per week, developed Facebook following of 1.5 million+, closed 10,000 gym memberships in a week, developed over 400 websites, 30 applications and dozens of award-winning marketing campaigns. Formerly ran daily TV Show (Jobing TV), Executive Producer of Award-Winning Documentary (The University), won NJEA Graphic Design Award (Best Graphic Design Advertisement), wrote books (Bare Selling, & the [Ex]ponential.ist), cookbook (the Crockbook) and created Short Movie (Donuts). Creator of Entrepreneurship Education for ASU Startup School, ASU Bioinformatics, Arizona Commerce Authority Accelerator, Herozona, Hyper Island, WDHB, Kaos Pilot, & Thunderbird School of Global Management.
I graduated from Thunderbird School of Global Management with Honors, Indiana University School of International and Global Studies, completed University Innovation Fellowship at Stanford Design School, Executive Education on Contracts & Negotiations at Harvard Law School, Marketing Leadership at Columbia Business School, Gamification at Wharton Business School, Cyber Security at MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab, Exponential Technology at MIT Media Lab & Singularity University. Also, I completed leadership programs such as Hive, Rapport, Landmark, PSI, & Wizard Academy. These programs have created a trans-disciplinary background enabling me to create & sell anything.
I live in Tempe, Arizona. I enjoy spending time with my Kids, Traveling, Learning, Sailing & Skiing.