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Ari Schottenstein

Music, Media and Technology Entrepreneur
Ari leaped directly into IT post graduation beginning in technical recruiting performing client-interfacing duties of a client list comprised of exclusively Fortune 1000 companies.  He then moved into a more creative role with MAPSYS, an IBM Premier Business Partner, where he would over see custom software development projects from inception through delivery. In this B2B role he focused on improving client’s enterprise systems leveraging business continuity best practice. By helping clients harness their data, present it to their organization's business leaders through the use of dashboards, daily reports, and mobile applications. Simultaneously Ari acted as a talent manger and entrepreneur consulting with Heroes2u, a custom video chatting platform built to host celebrity video chats for charity. A native of Columbus Ohio, he was embedded in the regional music scene booking, promoting, and managing talent. His worlds collided when he became an Investor and head of Business Development at Sensu Music a recommendation platform for the live music industry that drives better bookings through custom-tailored data driven insights. Ari additionally works with Quincy Jones III as managing director of new urban media venture as well as a consultant for Expert Drones.