FOUNDER & CEOAuthor, activist, international speaker, multi-preneur, mentor, and mom, Ariana Ayu, is the CEO and founder of companies in several industries. She is best known for helping people fulfill their life purpose through business, and her compassionate, no-nonsense style of strategic planning breaks complicated processes into practical, achievable steps. Her professional experience encompasses the fields of business, health, and personal development. Her book “The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success” was lauded by businesspeople, athletes, coaches, and consultants, and she’s received awards and recognition from leading professional women’s groups in the US and UK. Ariana is passionate about empowering women to achieve greater success and happiness– without sacrificing one for the other— and is one of those rare authentic people who truly walks her talk.
Ariana has worked as a high-level executive and board member for a multi-million dollar consulting company as well as working for or with companies ranging from 1 person to over 10,000. She is an internationally respected author, speaker/singer, trainer, and coach, as well as the founder and creatrix of the Bodacious Branding system, Sacred Business Summits™, and the Magic of Mojo™ series. Ariana’s press includes radio interviews and articles in USA Today, International Business Times, ABC, CBS, CBS Money Watch, the CW, Eyewitness News, FOX, NBC, Newsday, Virtual-Strategy Magazine, the World’s Luxury Guide, Renewable Energy World, MoneyShow.com, The Miami Herald, A.M. Best Company, Beyond the Dow, BlogTalkRadio, and Hollywood Industry among others.
Ariana Ayu earned her Masters degree at the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland, UK. She is a member and supporter of The Women of Global Change (WGC), the Alliance for Women in Media, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), I AM WOMAN (UK-based), the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), and the National Organization for Women (NOW): organizations focused on positive societal change through the empowerment and advancement of women. Ariana is proud to support non-profit organizations such as The National Wildlife Federation, World Wildlife Fund, Habitat for Humanity, Edmarc Hospice for Children, and The Make It Right Foundation.
Ariana takes individual clients from blah to bodacious with her “mojolicious” marketing strategies as their business and personal celebrity branding coach. They build authentic personal brands that catapult their careers to new levels and learn to effectively manage relationships within their team, while incorporating their unique mojo into their professional lives.
Ariana’s corporate clients build value-driven brand cultures with high employee satisfaction, retention, and productivity. Ariana keeps her clients on track, focused, and moving in their right direction to attain business and personal success. Her philosophy is that your business should help you “earn more, live luxuriously, and be profoundly fulfilled.”
A native of the Washington, DC area, Ariana lives in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, North Carolina with her beloved husband David and their snugglehound Iris. Her interests include holistic health, quantum physics, and neuroscience. Ariana’s hobbies include healthy paleo/ primal cooking, connecting with nature, meditating, reading, spa-ing and traveling, both nationally and globally.Click here to request access to Ariana’s full media kit.
CTO & LEAD WEB DEVELOPER
David joined the team in the summer of 2013 to lead Ayutopia International, LLC’s internal and external web development and technology services. Prior to that, he worked as a web developer in Washington D.C. and Edinburgh, Scotland, during which time he gained experience in a number of different web technologies and platforms. In that time he built on a number of commercial websites, as well as web-based applications and news sites.
David graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland with a B.Sc. honors degree in software technology. While completing his degree, he worked in customer service and public relations positions that helped prepare him to deal with a wide variety of people and situations. David’s press includes articles in Virtual Strategy Magazine, Digital Media Designer, MoneyShow.com, International Business Times, ABC, CBS, the CW, Eyewitness News, FOX, MS News Now, NBC, Digital Media Wire, Renewable Energy World, A.M. Best Company, Whittier Daily News, The MiamiHerald, the Boston Globe, and Digital Producer Magazine among others.
David is a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, and moved to the United States to marry his beloved Ariana, and to adopt her dog, Iris, as his own. He enjoys playing and/ or watching a good football match (that’s soccer, for all you Americans), brewing his own beer, and experimenting with delicious, healthy, Paleo cooking.
To view David’s website design portfolio, visit DaveRobbDesigns.com