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Liaison to Tech and Gaming Industries
City of Los Angeles
Aria joined Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development in April 2018. He currently serves as the Mayor's liaison to the tech and gaming industries, where he helped launch the Mayor's Esports Council. Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, Aria ran business operations for a legal tech startup acquired by Ernst & Young (EY) . Before EY, he practiced law in New York at global law firm WilmerHale, and clerked for a federal judge in Memphis, Tennessee. Aria received his Bachelor's from UCLA, his Masters from the London School of Economics, and his JD from UC Berkeley.