AJ Rivera is the Managing Director and Global Head of Startups at Innovative Solutions, the fastest growing Premier, SCA-Tier AWS Consulting Partner. He’s been with Innovative for over 5 years and oversees a national team aligned with AWS’ Startup organization. Prior to Innovative, AJ’s co-founded 2 startups built on AWS, Intentbuy a data-modeling and monetization company sold to Nielsen in 2016 and CHCG an apparel company acquired by Nordstrom in 2018. With a passion for startups his focus is to help other founders build and deploy on AWS to accomplish their long term business goals.
He is a graduate of New York University, Stern School of Business with an MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Chicago and spends his free time with his Wife, Marianne and 3 kids.