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Aaron Batalion

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Co-founder, former CTO, LivingSocial

Co-founder, former CTO, LivingSocial

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Back End Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
I don’t have much for the next several months

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering

Involved In






Partner Lightspeed Venture Partners November 2015 - present
Advisory Board Member Pencils of Promise 2015 - present
Technology Advisory Board Member Spencer Stuart 2013 - present
Angel Investor Batalion Capital April 2013 - November 2015
Co-Founder, 1st CTO LivingSocial August 2007 - April 2013
Architect Revolution Health Group January 2006 - August 2007
Software Architect Accenture September 2003 - December 2005
.NET Evangelist Microsoft September 2002 - May 2003
Software Developer Hewlett Packard Enterprise 2001 - 2003


Lehigh University Computer Science, Japanese September 1998 - June 2003
Kansai Gaidai University Japanese Language and Culture 2000 - 2001

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Ruby • Scalability • Product management • Ruby on Rails • Startups

Key Accomplishments

co-founder, former CTO, LivingSocial

Vouches Received

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Jessica Alter
They're my friends  •  Founder and CEO, FounderDating. Harvard Business School grad. University of Michigan grad.
He's one of a kind. Anyone would be lucky to work with him.
Jessica Alter
Founder and CEO, FounderDating. Harvard Business School grad. University of Michigan grad.
He combines creativity with science and a relentless work ethic.
Julian Green
CEO, Founder, Jetpac. Formerly co-Founder, Houzz. Mobile, data, travel.
Real product and viral growth skills combined with an ability to inspire, communicate and build and manage teams is a dangerous combination. ... Plus he's fun.
Matteo Lombardi
Founder, Self Employed. Previously Senior Product Manager Solar Expertise, L´Oreal Paris.
I met Aaron 2 years ago in a week long even in Seattle. He doesn't really need a vouch he was a Founder at LivingSocial. We had many discuss ... ions about many topics, he is ver smart, driven and has a sense of humour. Also makes awesome beef jerky

Micah Baldwin
They're my friends
Good person, better entrepreneur.

Erik Lammerding
They're my friends  •  Senior Director, Partnerships and Business Development, GoPro and Advisor, Strava.
thoughtful and resourceful in our community