Peter Kozodoy is an author, keynote speaker, Inc. 5000 serial entrepreneur and business growth consultant. He currently owns and operates several companies, including serving as CEO of the newly founded Stradeso, a content marketing marketplace, and as the Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising, a full-service communications agency.


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, CEO Clubs of America, Digital Book World, Rotary Clubs and other organizations on topics including the Millennial mindset, how to create a meaningful consumer experience, and how to use the power of brutal honesty to achieve both personal and professional success.


Peter’s largest business, GEM Advertising, was named to the 2017 and 2018 Inc. 5000 lists of fastest-growing private companies in America. He was also a nominee for 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 Entrepreneur’s Organization in New York and the Young Entrepreneur Council, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.