|Birthplace||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Harvard Business School||2010|
Ariel Arrieta is a marketer, serial entrepreneur and angel investor.
In 2009 he founded Nextperience an online creative agency, focused on social media and performance online campaigns.
As an angel investor he owns equity and has a board position in companies like: Sonico.com: the Latin American social network, SocialMetrix.com: reputation management tool,Sumavisos.com: vertical classified search engine ( automotive, real-state and jobs), Ontrade.com: e-marketplace for the travel industry, Avanttrip.com: online travel agency, LaCosaCine.com: online movie community and magazine
In 2003 he founded Digital Ventures, Directa Network and InZearch all online advertising companies acquired by FOX in July 2007. During the post-acquisition period he served as managing director and VP technology until 2008 and as senior advisor until the end of 2009. Supporting the international expansion of the company from 6 countries to 21 countries in 4 continents.
Since 1994, Ariel has been involved in the Internet/Online Media Industry. In the past, he founded several companies including: I-Solution S.A. (e-builder),OK-Compra.com (B2C Ecommece markeplace) and V-Commex (foreing trade emarketplace B2B). He also worked in management and marketing positions at Global Mind (Interactive Agency), ViaNetworks (ISP), Inea Internet (ISP) and Century Internet (ISP). Currently,he participates in the Business Angels Club of IAE/Universidad Austral investing in seed stage companies.
He is a frequent speaker at several conferences around the world including Ad:Tech, IAA, IAB, Online Marketing Europe, OMD, Marketing 2.0, AMDIA, among others). He also participates actively in several trade associations and also engages not for profit activities at MissingChildrens.org.ar and redsolidaria.org.ar Ariel is OPM 41 at Harvard Business School and has studies in Business Administration (Universidad de Palermo).
He is 37 years old, married since 2004 to Veronica and has a daughter, Zoe.