A.J. Ripin brings to Merging Traffic his vast experience in entrepreneurship and business development, marketing, product management, emerging technologies, instructional design and mobile learning. He is a future thinker who is so deeply entrenched in Florida’s startup landscape that he is well-recognized in the area as a leader, known for founding organizations and communities centered on promoting and advocating for innovation entrepreneurs. He serves on boards of directors in ongoing efforts to further the innovation industry in Florida and the U.S. A committed husband and father to two daughters, A.J. regularly commutes between Florida coasts, almost always making it home for story time.