As Executive Chairman of Bankless Media Ari is responsible for guiding strategic direction for the company. Aligning executive leadership, business development and product, Ari directs the company’s strategic roadmap, recommending new product offerings and strategic partnerships.
Ari has a unique blend of experience in many facets of the Internet and real estate industries, including IT leadership, product development, project management, real estate finance, asset management, and commercial real estate brokerage.
He began building Internet start-ups in the mid-’90s, served as an IT director for Move, Inc. (realtor.com), and most recently co-founded Proffer Realty, a hybrid real estate brokerage that gives buyers the freedom to make non-binding pre-offers on any property. Previously Ari co-founded Construcs (now Canvis.co), a SaaS for the design and construction industry.
Ari holds bachelors degrees in finance and real estate from Cal State University Northridge and is a licensed California real estate broker.