Workshops


Aaron Bare and the Exponential Theory team customizes presentations and workshops for each client, bringing in learning outcomes and making sure we bring the desired outcome for the client.

Aaron Bare has become a pro­lif­ic speak­er giv­en his work author­ing Reimag­in­ing Inno­va­tion and Expo­nen­tial The­o­ry, as well as being a part of the Kauff­man Foun­da­tion’s Speak­er Series.

Aaron also speaks on dis­rup­tion and often jolts audi­ences into shock before reviv­ing them with the oppor­tu­ni­ties that come from change.

Aaron Bare and the Expo­nen­tial The­o­ry team cus­tomizes pre­sen­ta­tions and work­shops for each client, bring­ing in learn­ing out­comes and mak­ing sure we bring the desired out­come for the client.

Sub­jects: Expo­nen­tial The­o­ry. Think­ing Big. Expo­nen­tial Tech­nolo­gies. Dis­rup­tion. Inno­va­tion. New Busi­ness Mod­els. Influ­ence. Exe­cu­tion. Repeat­able. Pre­dictable. Scal­able. Sustainable.

Aaron Bare

Aaron Bare is a strate­gist, entre­pre­neur, and author of Reimag­in­ing Inno­va­tion and the soon-to-be-released Expo­nen­tial The­o­ry: The Pow­er of Think­ing Big. Aaron has held glob­al lead­er­ship roles in Strat­e­gy, Inno­va­tion, Tech­nol­o­gy, Mar­ket­ing, and Sales. He is a results-focused con­scious leader that under­stands how to cre­ate a high-per­form­ing culture.

Aaron start­ed his tech­nol­o­gy career at Accen­ture. Aaron went on to devel­op over 400 web­sites, soft­ware projects, and apps at his award-win­ner dig­i­tal agency. At the same time, Aaron built the largest Sales Asso­ci­a­tion in the world, a career site with 10-mil­lion month­ly vis­i­tors, the #1 food app in the Apple Store which held the top spot for 20 weeks, and a Face­book com­mu­ni­ty reach­ing 9‑million vis­i­tors per week.

Aaron also was an ear­ly cryp­tocur­ren­cy advo­cate as he built a Bit­coin-pow­ered auc­tion site. He then dou­bled sales in 6‑months at the first Drone Man­age­ment Plat­form. Aaron built a Cyber­se­cu­ri­ty com­pa­ny to 60,000 clients, accel­er­at­ed a Neu­ro­science com­pa­ny, launched one of the first crowd­fund­ing plat­forms, holds a 3D-print­ing patent with his daugh­ter, and spent a year in Sil­i­con Val­ley at NASA Ames as EIR at Sin­gu­lar­i­ty’s Uni­ver­si­ty and was Co-Exec­u­tive Pro­duc­er of the Award-Win­ning Doc­u­men­tary “The University.”

Aaron has also been an EIR at ASU WP Carey School of Busi­ness, ASU Ful­ton School of Engi­neer­ing, Thun­der­bird School of Glob­al Man­age­ment, Cen­ter for Entre­pre­neur­ial Inno­va­tion, and Ari­zona Com­merce Author­i­ty. He is cur­rent­ly work­ing with an X‑Prize win­ning mask. He has launched a ven­ture equity/consulting firm to accel­er­ate ideas. Final­ly, he advis­es C‑Suite, start­up founders, pri­vate equi­ty, ven­ture cap­i­tal, and fam­i­ly offices on the future of busi­ness and expo­nen­tial theory.

Aaron has been a lecturer/adjunct pro­fes­sor on Inno­va­tion and Entre­pre­neur­ship for 10+ years. He is also a glob­al speak­er and facil­i­ta­tor that has facil­i­tat­ed many strate­gic dis­cus­sions on inno­va­tion and lead­er­ship at orga­ni­za­tions in 90+ Coun­tries and all 50 States. Aaron’s suc­cess and proven per­for­mance as a leader in his field gar­nered him acknowl­edg­ment as “35 under 35” Entre­pre­neurs; “40 under 40” Lead­ers; Most Inno­v­a­tive Com­pa­ny of the Year; and, fea­tured in the likes of the Wall Street Jour­nal, Wired, Fast Com­pa­ny, and Inc. Mag­a­zine. Aaron also co-found­ed Hero­zona Foun­da­tion and The Bridge Forum, a nation­al com­mu­ni­ty-focused event bridg­ing the gap between police and communities.

Forbes Shannon

Forbes Shan­non is an inno­va­tor, speak­er, and co-author of Reimag­in­ing Inno­va­tion and the soon-to-be-released Expo­nen­tial The­o­ry: The Pow­er of Think­ing Big. He grad­u­at­ed from Bar­rett, the Hon­ors Col­lege at Ari­zona State Uni­ver­si­ty with a non-prof­it man­age­ment degree as both a writ­ing fel­low and entre­pre­neur­ship and inno­va­tion fel­low. While in Uni­ver­si­ty, Forbes facil­i­tat­ed Start­up School, the Ari­zona State entre­pre­neur­ship pro­gram. An avid investor in his com­mu­ni­ty, Forbes strives to help his net­works solve prob­lems with high ener­gy and opti­mism. Forbes served as a mem­ber of the lead­er­ship team that puts on the largest annu­al entre­pre­neur­ship con­ven­tion in Ari­zona, Phoenix Start­up Week.

EXPONENTIAL THEORY Reimagine the Future Through the Power of Thinking Big

By Aaron D. Bare + N. Forbes Shannon

With the rise of digital technology, business moves at unprecedented speeds, now an exponential pace. This pace is wreaking havoc on the business landscape as we know it. Disruption has brought "too big to fail" companies to their knees in a matter of months. It has made some industries obsolete.

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