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Aaron Sylvan
Works at Sylvan Social Technology
Attended IMD (Switzerland)
Lives in New York City
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Is there something wrong with this weird holiday window display I saw just before Xmas 2013?
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Sadly, I think I may need to buy this gift for some of my friends' little monsters (I mean, mages) http://my.diy.pr/GzqoYr
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Four new ones, from the TEDxWorkshop day, right before the 2012 TED Conference...
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I'm absolutely flabbergasted. I knew it was a serious issue, but hadn't guess it to be THIS big a deal...!
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WOW! That really took a long time to load.I'd love o read this article, but I just don't think I have time for that. LOL!
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Happy "Pi Day" (3/14)!
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Mainly from roadtrips through the "rust belt", but also a few abroad, Port of Shanghai, etc... photos available for download or prints at http://my.diy.pr/yNlawT
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Air and Water, images available for print/download from http://my.diy.pr/yX4yfM
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at the Cholla garden in Joshua Tree National Monument
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Work
Occupation
Building "Websites That Don't Suck™"
Employment
  • Sylvan Social Technology
    Managing Director, 2011 - present
  • Lemonade Heroes
    Chief Lemon Squeezer, 2010 - present
  • TrustWorks
    Founder and CEO, 2007 - 2009
  • Topline Analysis
    CEO and Lead Analyst, 2004 - 2004
  • Responsa
    Interim CEO, Consultant, 2003 - 2006
  • One Technology
    Chief Scientist (CEO/CTO), 1994 - 2002
  • HSC Software
    Software Engineer, 1994 - 1994
  • Franklin Electronic Publishers
    Software Engineer, 1988 - 1990
Places
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Currently
New York City
Previously
Bennington, VT - Cambridge, MA - Santa Monica, CA - Santa Fe, NM - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Lausanne, Switzerland - Boca Raton, FL
Story
Tagline
Veteran Tech Industry CEO
Introduction
Startups are my life.

I've been Founder and CEO of several software ventures, raised millions in investment capital, closed sales with Fortune 500s, created numerous software algorithms (patents in progress), and I run a website helping entrepreneurs to increase their visibility (http://diy.pr).  In the process of pitching a TV Series on entrepreneurship, at http://LemonadeHeroes.tv 

Active sites:
  • http://AaronSylvan.com — blog/bio

  • http://SylvanSocial.com — software development shop helping small businesses to go mobile, go social, and own their markets. Also offering A/B Split-Testing, UX Development, and 1on1 assistance writing business plans and investor presentations.

  • http://LemonadeHeroes.com — A hardcover book, now in development as a TV Series, profiling the courage of entrepreneurs.
Bragging rights
Sold my first software at 12, CEO at 24, funded at 28, built company market cap to $15M by age 30. My favorite four days every year are the TED Conference, which I have attended 12 times.
Education
  • IMD (Switzerland)
    Executive MBA, 2007 - 2009
  • Bennington College (VT)
    BA, eMusic & Classical Composition, 1990 - 1993
  • SUNY Stony Brook (NY)
    Course work leading towards EE, 1987 - 1989
  • Stuyvesant High School (NYC)
    Intensive Math & Science program, 1987
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Other names
Aaron Charles Sylvan