Ari Newman is Senior Director of Market Engagement for Jive Software.  Ari is a seasoned entrepreneur who excels in creating value in ideas and technology and thrives on the challenges and opportunities that define early stage companies. He has over 12 years of experience in technology start-ups, and founded Filtrbox in 2007, which was recently acquired by Jive Software.  Previously, Ari was Founder and Principal of Newman Venture Advisors, VP of Product Management at CreekPath Systems (sold to Opsware) and Director of Operations at Volera. His expertise includes Social Media & Social Business software, SaaS, consumer Internet, IP networks and enterprise storage. He has a BS in Marketing from the University of Colorado.

He lives in Boulder, CO with his wife and two children, where his happiest moments are when his 5 year old daughter agrees to watch cycling races with him.
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