Aaron Batalion is a hacker, entrepreneur, public speaker, senior technology leader, and the co-founder and CTO of LivingSocial, an online marketplace that trades deals on various products and services. Prior to that, he worked at Blockbuster, RevolutionHealth, and HungryMachine. Batalion is a regular speaker on technology and entrepreneurship at conferences such as SxSW, Tech Cocktail, RailsConf, and more. He also invests in and advises startups on product, technology, and growth.
Batalion received a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Asian Studies, with a concentration in Japanese language and religion from Lehigh University.
Aaron Batalion lives in San Francisco.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|May 26, 2016||#500strong - The Investors You Actually Want on Your Cap Table Speak Words of Wisdom — Our Top Picks from PreMoney SF|
|Mar 10, 2016||The Tech Portal - Lightspeed Venture Partners Raises $1.2 Billion In Fresh Fund|
|Mar 1, 2016||The Tech Portal - Lightspeed Venture Partners Raises $1.2 Billion In Fresh Fund|
|Dec 14, 2015||Sramana Mitra - From Unicorn to Unicorpse: How LivingSocial Imploded|
|Dec 3, 2015||Vator.tv - See how Post Seed played out on Twitter!|
|Jun 9, 2015||Venture Beat - Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place|
|May 11, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Aaron Batalion of LivingSocial Passionate About Local Commerce|
|Apr 27, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Announcing Tech Cocktail Conversations Podcast|