About Peter Kozodoy
Peter Kozodoy is an Inc. columnist, keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur, and the Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising. His articles on business, leadership and entrepreneurship regularly appear in Inc., Forbes, The Huffington Post and more. His work at GEM has been featured in CNBC, Yahoo!, Bloomberg, Reuters and MarketWatch, and has earned him Telly, Pixie, Communicator, Aurora, Davey and W3 awards. Peter has spoken at Microsoft, the US Department of Commerce, CEO Clubs of America, Digital Book World, Quinnipiac University and other organizations on topics including the Millennial mindset, consumer experience, and the power of honesty in achieving both personal and professional success.
Peter’s largest business, GEM Advertising, was named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. He was also nominated as the 2017 SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and named as a 2016 Millennial Move Maker in Connecticut. He is a member of both Entrepreneur’s Organization (New York Chapter) and the Young Entrepreneur Council, and currently serves on the boards of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement in Connecticut.
Peter is a Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is also a three-time New England figure skating champion, a black belt in Taekwondo and a SAG/AFTRA professional actor.