As an undergraduate at Harvard University, AJ was a researcher at the Center for Design Informatics, a human computer interaction laboratory at the Harvard Design School. He fell in love with User Experience and Interface Design and began studying Computer Science in addition to Economics. He graduated from Harvard University in 2005, where he also was a member of the varsity baseball team that qualified for the D1 NCAA tournament.
AJ worked for a small consultantcy after graduating before co-founding a Healthcare startup focused on developing a knowledge base for Rare Disease patients. He then founded Anideo, where he worked with Arun to create Vidyou, a popular online video discovery app. He writes about tech, entrepreneurship and life at hitting406.com