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Arkady Fridman

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

SVP Sales, Giant Media and Advisor, Upworld.com. NYU grad. University of Toronto grad.

SVP Sales, Giant Media and Advisor, Upworld.com. NYU grad. University of Toronto grad.

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19 vouches

Involved In

Founder

www.circlespace.com
Motus Media, LLC (Motus)
www.circlespace.com

Advisor

Additive.com
Upworld.com
thoughleadr.com
Upworld

Positions

East Coast Mobile Product Evangelist and Business Development CleverTap October 2015 - present
Founder Motus Media, LLC (Motus) 2015 - present
Principal Masef Ventures June 2014 - present
Advisor Upworld May 2009 - present
SVP Sales Giant Media by Adknowledge January 2014 - June 2014
Sales and Business Development for Start-Ups AF Media Consulting NYC November 2013 - January 2014
Consulting - VP Sales, East Aditive, Inc. (acquired by Acxiom) July 2013 - November 2013
Vice President Digital Ad Sales, US (Cross Platform; Online and Mobile) Fyber December 2011 - June 2013
Director of Digital Sales, East Coast Live Nation Entertainment November 2010 - November 2011
Director of Strategic Sales, Eastern Region Business.com Media, Inc December 2009 - November 2010
East Coast Regional Sales Manager Hoovers Inc. 2008 - 2009
Director Of Sales Nielsen 2006 - 2008
Sales Manager Billboard 2004 - 2006
Founder/ Site Designer www.circlespace.com January 2002 - December 2004
National Account Manager Metromedia Fiber Networks/ Abovenet.com 2000 - 2002
Site Acquisition/ Leasing Specialist Teligent 1997 - 1999

Education

University of Toronto Biology/Pre-Medical Studies, Bsc
New York University
Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute Acting - Stanislavski Method

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Media
  • • Healthcare
  • • Higher Education
  • • Edutainment
  • • Content
  • • TV
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital Media • Online advertising • Business Development • Sales Management • Advertising sales

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Shawnee Swarengin
We worked together
Arkady is a smart and thoughtful leader, who inspires his team members to think outside the box. He's a creative strategist, who has a deep ... understanding of the video, social and mobile space helping Fortune 500 clients achieve their campaign goals. He's well connected in the industry, easy to work for and has the patience of a saint.
Steven Georges
We worked together
I met Arkady when he worked with me at Metromedia Fiber Networks. He was early in his career and I was in my last corporate (pre-entreprene ... urial) role. Arkady impressed me with his passion and the fire in his belly. We've not had the chance to work together since, but I have followed his trajectory and I am not at all surprised to see the long string of entrepreneurial successes he has had.
Jeffrey Seigel JD
We worked together
He is a talented, intelligent and creative person. He evaluates situations in a unique creative way and would complement your group. Best ... Jeff
Bill Cooke
We worked together
Yes, Arkady is very thoughtful and creative. In addition, he analyzes situations and people very well in order the achieve the best outcome ... and the best chance for success.
Scott Park
We worked together
He is hungry, personable and knows how to motivate others
LaLa Wang
We worked together
Arkady has creative ideas, takes initiative and is efficient in getting things done. Good communicator with a collaborative approach.
Drew DeSarle
We worked together
Arkady possess an inate abaility to artucalte the value propostion clearly and concisely to prospective sponsors of business to business au ... diecen engagement opportunties
Tahir
They're my school
Driven, relentless, with thorough preparation and understanding of his market.
Mark B. Pearlman
We worked together  •  Principal, Pearlman Advisors and Investments. Previously Executive Vice President, Business Strategy, The MDE Group, Inc.
Smart. Hard working. Great communicator. Honest
Jeffrey Leventhal
We worked together  •  Member of the Board, Work Market. Previously CEO, Work Market.
Integrity and hard work. Desire to win.
Charles Carlini
We worked together  •  President, Bolder Design and President, In Touch Entertainment.
Arkady is a very resourceful, passionate and driven entrepreneur who embraces new challenges with great élan.
Boris Fridman
We worked together  •  Managing Director, Madison Alley Global Ventures and Managing Director, Level9 Advisors.
I respect Arkady's intelligence and deep knowledge of the ad space. He's someone who gets things done.
Steve Rooney
We worked together  •  Business Development Director, ContentMX. ContentMX lives at the intersection of content curation, creation and technology.
Arkady is smart, intuitive, articulate and can identify opportunities within trends that others simply don't see, He becomes an expert and a ... knowledge source where his peers seek advice and has a reputation for integrity, fairness and ethical behavior.
Bill Cooke
We worked together  •  President, Moose River Media. Previously President and CEO, Cooke Associates, LLC.
Arkady is bright and clever with a high level of intellectual curiosity. His communication, management and analytical skills are exceptiona ... l. Plus, he's a savvy businessman.
Steven Georges
We worked together  •  Chief Financial Officer, The iAssist Company and Entrepreneur/Principal, SLG Strategic Vision LLC. Harvard Business School grad.
Arkady has a driven personality - and he is a good, loyal friend.
Galahad Curry
We worked together  •  Sr. Manager of Information and Communications Technology, Prada.
Arkady is a hard worker and have a great vision. Arkady has a great business marketing background. Great personality.
Harlan Tenenbaum
They're my friends  •  CEO and Co-Founder, Harlan Scott Legal Search. Previously Senior Legal Recruiter, Katharine Baum & Associates. Tufts grad.
As a member of EO, and EO forum trainer, I have had the opportunity to work with and get to know successful entrepreneurs from all over the ... world. While no two are the same, all have confidence, drive, determination, humility, and a sense of humor. Arkady is successful because he possesses each one of these traits, as well as superior intelligence.
Sam Glassenberg
We worked together  •  Built successful industry-leading teams and profitable video game companies. Former Microsoft, LucasArts, Stanford.
Deep business development experience combined with stellar knowledge of the in-game advertising space.
Projjol Banerjea
We worked together  •  Co-founder & Chief Product Officer @ zeotap. Prev CPO @ moboqo (acq by Applovin) & VP Mktg & BD @ Fyber (acq by RNTS Media). Oxford MBA.
Arkady has consummate experience working at/with early-stage companies in marketing, sales and strategic business development.

Boris Fridman
Managing Director, Madison Alley Global Ventures and Managing Director, Level9 Advisors.
Boris is very insightful and forward thinking in the tech space. He's innovated, started and invested with success in this very competitive ... environment. Someone I trust and opinion I respect.

Sam Glassenberg
We worked together  •  Built successful industry-leading teams and profitable video game companies. Former Microsoft, LucasArts, Stanford.
Sam is a great leader and knows how to drive a company forward. He's a great public speaker that is known as a thoughtleader in the social ... gamong and advertising space. He's also a very loyal friend and has a great wit and sense of humor.

Harlan Tenenbaum
They're my friends  •  CEO and Co-Founder, Harlan Scott Legal Search. Previously Senior Legal Recruiter, Katharine Baum & Associates. Tufts grad.
Harlan is very knowledgeable and is a fantastic lawyer. He's very diversified in his experience and is very trustworthy. His approach is v ... ery consultative and proactive which makes him an asset to any partnership, venture or client. I recommend him highly.

Projjol Banerjea
We worked together  •  Co-founder & Chief Product Officer @ zeotap. Prev CPO @ moboqo (acq by Applovin) & VP Mktg & BD @ Fyber (acq by RNTS Media). Oxford MBA.
Projjol is a fantastic strategy and marketing thought leader. I can vouch for his dedication to excellence and hard work to accomplish grea ... t things first hand.