Meet the Chamber Staff

Sean Arian

Executive Director, Center for Innovation & Technology; President & Co-founder, Bixel Exchange
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Sean Arian currently serves as the Chamber's executive director for the Center of Innovation & Technology. In that role, he has launched a number of programs for the Chamber focusing on supporting the growing technology ecosystem in Los Angeles, including Bixel Exchange, a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Arian is founder and chief strategist of Eos Consulting, helping clients pursue market-driven solutions to tough policy problems. From 2007-2010 he was the director of Economic Development for the Mayor of Los Angeles, where he was responsible for driving the City’s green economy strategy, including the Clean Trucks Program and the Cleantech LA partnership. Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, Arian worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He is a past executive director of the Harry Bridges Institute and director of International Relations for the International Longshore & Warehouse Union. He also serves on the board of the California League of Conservation Voters Educational Fund and was appointed to the advisory board of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy by California Assembly Speaker John Perez.

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