Aaron is the president & CEO of the NJ Tech Council and founder of Propelify—the Propelify Innovation Festival.
Propelify empowers the community of innovators who act. He launched Propelify in 2016 to inspire the tech and innovation community and those who act—who propel. Propelify welcomed over 8000 attendees in 2016 and over 10,000 in 2017, making it one of the largest tech events ever, earning a headline from Forbes calling the Propelify Innovation Festival the SXSW of the Northeast.
Past speakers include Gary Vaynerchuk, Arianna Huffington, Joanne Wilson, Gerard Adams, Marcus Weldon, Peter Shankman, and CEOs/founders of livestream, MakeSpace, media.net, Enigma, Gimlet Media, FullContact, Bionic, Andela, and more. Its media partners include Entrepreneur Magazine and Cheddar. Past sponsors include Bell Labs, Google, Jet, ADP, Samsung NEXT, Staples, and more.
As Propelify’s motto states: idle ideas don’t fly.
New Jersey Tech Meetup is the state’s largest and fastest growing technology community with over 6500 members.
Aaron has been invited to speak at the White House and has been covered by Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, BetaBeat, Entrepreneur Magazine, NJ.com, and more.