Aaron Rad

Aaron Rad

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Last updated September 3, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

Junior Business Administration major with a minor in Web Technologies and Applications and a specialization in Digital Entrepreneurship.

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I was born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, California. I am a first-generation American - both my parents were born in Iran. I am also a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. I am passionate about finding sustainable business solutions to our world's most pressing social and economic issues. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, songwriting, watching anime, and spending time with my dog, Milo.

Interesting Factoid

I have a 5 octave vocal range (on a good day)


Languages

Farsi
English

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Sweet Zen Desserts

Chief Executive Officer

Jun 2020 - Present
• Developed cash flow models to forecast net operating income, internal rate of return, and revenue targets as well as spreadsheets to calculate contribution margins for each product • Utilized JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages to create a responsive website from scratch • Increased gross revenue by 50% through strategic product line extensions

Lucky Box: Jewelry Packaging

Web Developer & Analyst

May 2019 - Aug 2019
• Took the lead of developing and managing company website built from scratch using Magento and WordPress • Tracked site performance using Google Analytics and developed marketing strategies using consumer insight data • Made over 200 cold calls and used MailChimp to send blast emails to potential clients
+1 more experience

Professional Expertise

Entrepreneurship
Digital Marketing
Web Development

Professional Interests

Management Consulting
Data Analytics
Product Management

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Mental Health
LGBTQ Rights
Black Lives Matter

Volunteer Experience

Los Angeles, CA

Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Volunteered for Meals on Wheels, an organization which aids home-bound seniors and people with debilitating illnesses

Favorites  

Hobbies

Cooking
Songwriting/Singing

Food & Drinks

Persian food
Sushi

Games

League of Legends

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

R&B

Summer Walker
Jhené Aiko
Kehlani

Education  

School

B.S.B.A. – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Business Administration

Jan 2018 - Present

Clubs and Communities

QuASA

Executive Board Member & Prom Director

Aug 2018 - Jun 2019
• Syndicated funds from the University Student Government for USC’s annual Second Chance Prom • Formed budget proposals, expense sheets, and event information forms for advocacy events • Oversaw distribution of an $11,000 budget towards USC’s annual Second Chance Prom