Ali was born and raised in Walnut Creek, CA. He attended San Diego State University, where he studied Economics with a concentration in Managerial. He went on to hold positions as Senior Account Executive, Commercial Account Executive and Sales Consultant, wherein he led his respective regions in new business developed and client retention.
In 2015, he joined the UFC, where he was responsible for managing the Athlete Compliance & Regulation department and oversaw athlete relations for hundreds of contracted fighters around the world. In 2017, he accepted the role of Director of Business Development at Erebor Inc., where he established and implemented strategic partnerships with the world's largest retailers and distributors. He went on to become Strategic Advisor to the firm, serving in a passive role until 2018. Ali later joined the Oakland Raiders where he served on the Community Relations team, directly working with the city of Las Vegas, in events ranging from charity fundraisers, to youth football programs. In 2018, Ali accepted the role of Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at U.S. Integrity, the largest independent sports betting data provider for integrity purposes. After helping the firm grow its market share and presence in a rapidly expanding space, he stepped away to launch the Creative Networks Group.
In addition to the robust network Ali has built in the professional sports, entertainment and technology space, he brings years of experience in customer acquisition, enterprise sales, go-to-market strategy and growth operations. As a Partner at the Creative Networks Group, Ali strives to leverage his experience and expertise to further grow the brands, products and services of the firm's clients, many of whom he serves as Advisor.