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Ari Wallach

Ari Wallach is the CEO and founder of Synthesis Corp., an innovation consultancy firm

Ari Wallach is the CEO and founder of Synthesis Corp., an innovation consultancy firm helping private sector companies, non-profits, philanthropic ventures, and policy-makers tackle longterm organizational challenges and identify untapped areas of opportunity. Ari is a leading innovation expert and has been working at the intersection of business and purpose-driven efforts for the last 20 years.

Ari has worked with clients ranging from CNN and VW to Auburn Theological Seminary, and The United Nations, to architect long-term innovation strategies with top-line metrics.

As part of his work, Ari co-founded the 2008 election cycle phenomena TheGreatSchlep.com (with Sarah Silverman). As well as INFORUM - one of the nation's largest non-partisan public affairs forums for young people. He serves on the board of JTA, Tok Media and COEJL.

Ari was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. In his spare time, Ari designs and builds Buckminster Fuller inspired furniture and spends time with his family. He now lives in New York with his wife and three children.

More on Ari can be found here on wikipedia. You can email ari here.

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