About Peter Kozodoy
Peter Kozodoy is a TEDx speaker, author of Honest to Greatness: How Today's Greatest Leaders Use Brutal Honesty to Achieve Massive Success, and serial entrepreneur, currently serving as the CEO of Stradeso 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 and more, and has earned Telly, Pixie, Communicator, Aurora, Davey and W3 awards. Peter has spoken at TEDx, CEO Clubs of America, Digital Book World, and many other conferences and corporations on topics ranging from growth marketing to the power of brutal honesty to achieve massive business success.
Peter’s largest business was named to the 2017 and 2018 Inc. 5000 lists 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 has been a member of both Entrepreneurs' Organization (New York Chapter) and the Young Entrepreneur Council, and has served on the boards of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement in Connecticut.
Peter holds 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.