Ian  Gertler

Ian Gertler

Ian Gertler is an experienced marketing, communications, editorial and digital strategy executive that has focused on connecting the dots between people, processes and technology throughout his career—ranging from leaders like Cisco, IBM, 1-800-FLOWERS, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Special Olympics to start-ups that have redefined the norms. As the founder and CMO of Symplegades, he has forged relationships with world-class partners and pushed the limits with emerging technologies teams to create rewarding and valuable experiences that make a true impact on people’s lives. Ian currently serves in a variety of Board and advisory capacities, including the international IoT Community consortium. Referred to as a ‘strategic SWAT team’ by a Fortune 500 CEO, he has garnered many accolades including the Forbes Top 50 CMOs by Social Influence and Top 100 Digital Transformation Influencers lists (with SAP, Adobe and countless others).