Starting with his role as Film Producer at Mach49, AJ brings twenty plus years of digital storytelling and production expertise to the company. As Mach49’s film lead, he works closely with the Marketing team to develop video content that drives international sales and highlights Mach49’s mission to help global businesses solve humanity’s greatest challenges.
AJ also works as an Independent Writer, Director and Producer through his company Light Venture Films. He is the original screenwriter of the full-length feature film called The Bang Bang Club, about four South African war photographers following the country’s first all-race presidential election. AJ also continues to produce independent films in Los Angeles. Outside of Producing, AJ is also the founder of a Bay Area nonprofit organization serving the homeless in San Francisco.
AJ has worked on numerous projects throughout his career for companies including ForaTV, ABC News, Ziff Davis, Accenture Labs, PWC, Shell, TDK, GDC, TechInclusion, Genentech, Dolby Labs, Zoho, Pernod Ricard, 24 Hour Fitness, AI Summit, and more. AJ’s ability to imagine, innovate and cultivate new approaches to storytelling has contributed heavily to his successes, furthered by his genuine desire to help others.