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Ian Gerard

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder / CEO, Syndicate-5. Previously Founder / Senior Adviser, Gen Art.

Founder / CEO, Syndicate-5. Previously Founder / Senior Adviser, Gen Art.

followers
following
12 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Operations
I have an idea I'm commited to
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In

Founder

Syndicate-5
Gen Art
Syndicate-5
Gen Art
Gen Art

Advisor

Ivy
Caravan Studios
simply stylist

Positions

Founder / CEO Syndicate-5 September 2011 - present
Founder / Adviser Gen Art January 2011 - present
Founder / CEO Gen Art 1997 - December 2010
Attorney Latham & Watkins 1994 - 1997

Education

New York University School of Law 1991 - 1994
Vassar College Psychology / Pre-Med 1986 - 1990
Horace Mann High School 1971 - 1986

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Advertising
  • • Media
  • • Movies/Film

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital marketing • Digital Media • Public relations • Social Media • Social Media Marketing

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

12
Vouches Received

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Michael Glickman
They're my friends  •  Founder, LIQS. Previously Partner/Business Development, Fueled.
Very well liked and connected in the marketing world
Mathew Thomas
We worked together  •  CEO & Founder, Event Tech Labs and Chief Entertainment Officer, iv Artist Management. Penn State grad.
I have known and worked with Ian for many years. He is an entrepreneur with a proven track record.
Jay Schweid
We worked together  •  CEO/Managing Partner, Ephelants. Previously CEO/Founder, Jay's Custom Stringing (JCS).
Ian is an extremely talented, intelligent and hard working slefless entrepreneur with a caring and thoughtful soul always ready to help and ... give advice. His ability to see trends and market opportunities combined with his skill to execute makes him second to none.
Yvonne Najor
We worked together  •  Co-Founder and Director of Events, Host Committee, Inc.. Previously Co-Founder, DBD Social (acquired by Host Committee, Inc.). University of Sou
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Mariana Stanciu
We worked together  •  Founder, Brand Alignment. Previously Director, Sponsorship & West Coast Consumer Sales, The Hollywood Reporter.
Highly skilled professional in the branding space with over 10 years of solid experience. His resume will impress you... take a minute to r ... eview his Linked-In profile.
Karrie Goldberg
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Kage Konsulting and Owner, KAGe Konsulting. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.
Ian has successfully built 2 very reputable companies with major clients - he is know to operate with total integrity and professionalism
Wendy Diamond
We worked together  •  Founder, Women's Entrepreneurship Day and Chief Inspirator Officer, Lucky Diamond Productions.
All around good guy! Proven track record and understands how to create large scale events to create buzz!
Dina Kaplan
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, blip.tv. Previously Reporter, WNBC.
Ian is one of the kindest, smartest and most resourceful people I know. I could not recommend him any more highly!
Megha Samir Desai
They're my friends  •  Founder & CEO, MSD: Marketing. Strategy. Dharma. and Director, The Desai Foundation. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
He already is one! He is wildly creative, knows how to connect people and ideas, and is great at seeing a vision and bringing it to life.
Ted Scofield
They're my friends  •  Author, St. Martin's Press and General Counsel, Icebreaker Entertainment, LLC. Vanderbilt grad.
Ian's extensive entrepreneurial experience, most notably with GEN ART, makes him a formidable advisor.
Ted Werth
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder and CEO, Tengrade, Inc. and Board of Directors, Create:Fixate. Wharton grad.
Ian has successfully built a business from concept stage to full execution and has handled all sorts of startup growth issues.
Ted Werth
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder and CEO, Tengrade, Inc. and Board of Directors, Create:Fixate. Wharton grad.
Ian has successfully built a business from concept stage to full execution and has handled all sorts of startup growth issues.

Jay Schweid
They're my friends  •  CEO/Managing Partner, Ephelants. Previously CEO/Founder, Jay's Custom Stringing (JCS).
Yes - very creative thinker who is always trying to find new and innovative approaches to meeting and overcoming challenges in his industry.

Kristina Lopez
Co-Founder of Art Zealous, Self-employed. Previously Events Manager/ Contributor, Guest of a Guest LLC.
She is driven, motivated and knows how to make things happen. She not only has vision, but can also execute to turn a great concept into re ... ality.

Adriana Botti
Founder, Little Words Project and Acct Coordinator, Syndicate-5.
She is driven, hard-working, and completely dedicated to success - whatever it takes. She has created a great idea and has built a company ... and brand with virtually no resources. And to top it off - she is a pleasure to work with!

Wendy Diamond
Founder, Women's Entrepreneurship Day and Chief Inspirator Officer, Lucky Diamond Productions.
Because she is a force of nature to be reckoned with. When she puts her mind to a project or a venture, she will work until it is a reality ... . She will use all of the resources she has access to, and make the magic happen. If not today, or next week, eventually.