Director of Open Innovation
Director of Open Innovation, Group Innovation Office, Barclays
Arian is responsible for strategy, development and operation of open innovation programs at Barclays. His current work includes the development of a new global business called Rise which enable co-creation with entrepreneurs, start-ups, and disruptive or market-making companies.
Prior to joining Barclays Arian was a co-founder of Tekcapital (LON:TEK), a UK company which developed a new model for open innovation between universities and listed companies. Prior to his time in the UK Arian spent a decade in real estate development in the U.S. with The Pulte Group (NYSE:PHM). Arian holds an MBA from the University of Oxford.