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Jason Fried

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder, Bergamot. Previously Product Development and Head of Tech at Founder at The Shed Story Salon and Quorum

Founder, Bergamot. Previously Product Development and Head of Tech at Founder at The Shed Story Salon and Quorum

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apt5a design group


Director of Technology IPG Media Lab August 2014 - present
Founder Bergamot 2012 - August 2014
Product Development De-De March 2012 - August 2012
Head of Product & Technology Exclusively.In January 2010 - November 2011
Strategic Consultant Givaudan 2005 - 2011
Co-Founder / CTO 2006 - 2010
Documentary Film Producer Self Employed Film Producer 2002 - 2007
Founder / President apt5a design group 2001 - 2005
Lead Software Engineer Q Strategies 2000 - 2001
Software Engineer Grey Group May 1998 - March 1999


Berklee College of Music Bass Guitar / Music Production 1996 - 1998
University at Buffalo Applied Mathematics 1992 - 1996

Interested In

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  • • Customer Acquisition
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth hacking
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Education
  • • Local
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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Duncan Mitchell
We worked together  •  CEO and Assistant to the CEO, Someecards, Inc.. Previously VP Creative Director, MRM Worldwide. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Jason is a really sharp individual with experience working on a variety of start-ups in various high-level positions.
Jose Serrano-McClain
They're my friends  •  Community Organizer and Corona Studio Coordinator, Queens Museum of Art and Co-founder, Trust Art, L3C. University of Pennsylvania grad.
What makes Jason a great advisor is his vast network and his unrelenting energy.
Sascha Lewis
They're my friends  •  Board Member & Treasurer - New York Chapter, Wish Upon a Wedding and Founder, NewlyWish.
Not only is Jason a super smart and ambitious entrepreneur, but he's also gracious with his time and always wants to help others and see the ... m succeed.
Dave Gottlieb
We worked together  •  Co-founder and User Researcher, Spoak. Previously User Experience Consultant, 3Seventy. University of Delaware grad.
I can't say enough! A true entrepreneur with an incredible ability to see the long game. Great at scaling businesses and advising based on b ... oth the quantitative and qualitative. Always a team player.
Josh Klein
They're my friends  •  Culture Hacker, H4X Industries. Previously Technology Principle, Frog Design. NYU grad.
Jason has the depth of insight and breadth of application capability to execute, which is the most important part of any startup.
Anu Duggal
We worked together at Exclusively.In  •  Founder, F Cubed (Female Founders Fund) and CEO, Doonya.
He has a ton of experience on the product side and is hungry for his own success.
Deepen Shah
We worked together  •  Founder, Darcher Media and Private Angel Investor, Private Angel Investor.
He won't stop until he gets the vision he has thrust into the market.