Ari is Founder and Managing Partner at Mindful Venture Capital, an early-stage venture fund focused on elevating investments for human progress.
Previously, Ari was Principal at Silicon Valley Data Capital, an early-stage venture fund focused on transformative data companies. Ari joined SVDC from Royal Bank of Canada, where she was Group Product Manager of Innovation on the West Coast and Director of New Product Development for RBC Capital Markets. Prior to RBC, Ari was Interim COO at IdeaFlow, a next-generation collective intelligence platform and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Wealth Management and Alternative Investments.
Ari is also a Researcher at the Stanford Behavior Design Lab, where she focuses on habit formation, behavior sequences, and consensual technology design to facilitate sustainable behavior change at scale.
Ari holds a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.