Aaron Bell is founder and CPO of AdRoll, the most widely-adopted retargeting platform with over 20,000 active customers. Prior to AdRoll, Aaron was Lead Engineer at SHAI, an artificial intelligence company in San Mateo, Calif. There, he oversaw projects for the NASA manned spaceflight program, including the official planning software used to set the launch date for the space shuttle.
From an early age, Aaron has been passionate about coding. He began as a software engineer at age 16 at Microsoft, in the nascent Exchange Server group. Aaron graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in computer science, and was also the only undergraduate advisee under the legendary AI pioneer and Emeritus Professor John McCarthy.