Peter Kozodoy

Peter Kozodoy is an Inc. columnist, keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur, and the Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising, a full-service international communications and marketing agency. His work at GEM has been featured in CNBC, Yahoo!, Bloomberg, Reuters, MarketWatch and more, and has earned Telly, Pixie, Communicator, Aurora, Davey and W3 awards in domestic and international branding, advertising, and production.

Peter’s articles on business, leadership, and entrepreneurship have appeared in Forbes, Inc., The Huffington Post and more. He has spoken for Microsoft, the US Department of Commerce, CEO Clubs of America and other organizations on topics including honesty in business, millennials, entrepreneurship, and global advertising. 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 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 board of Junior Achievement in Connecticut. He’s a Phi Beta Kappa graduate with a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He’s also a three-time New England Champion in Men’s Figure Skating, a black belt in Taekwondo, and a SAG/AFTRA professional actor.

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