23 April 2020 – IQONIQ is delighted to announce the appointment of Greg Ivry as Chief Business Development Officer for the North American region. The appointment comes as the fan engagement platform continues to expand internationally with a number of high-profile partnerships.
Greg joins IQONIQ with more than 15 years of experience as a business development leader with a track record of driving growth across sports, media, technology, and e-commerce. Prior to joining IQONIQ, Greg spent ten years with StubHub as it became the eighth fastest-growing company in the United States, establishing more than 100 partners across the sports and entertainment industry, and the U.S. Collegiate system. Greg then joined DraftKings in 2015 as the Senior Director of Business Development for 4 years, helping to build partnerships with a host of sports properties, including UFC, MLS, NASCAR, and numerous teams in the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL. He brings with him highly specialised skills in developing and executing complex strategies in the ticketing, sponsorship, talent, and fantasy verticals.
Before embarking on his career, Greg received his Bachelors Degree from Franklin and Marshall College, and a Masters degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco. He currently lives in the greater Chicago area with his wife and children.
Upon his appointment, IQONIQ CEO Kazim Atilla said, “We are delighted to welcome Greg to the IQONIQ team. With our platform due to launch in the coming months, having people of Greg’s experience is a truly valuable asset for us. North American sports fans are known across the world to have a unique passion for sports and entertainment, and we look forward to offering them the more personal, more rewarding, and more purposeful fan experience that they deserve. We are excited to start working with Greg to grow our business in North America and attract some of the biggest stars and organisations in sports and entertainment.”
Greg Ivry added, “IQONIQ’s innovative technology and mission to enhance fan engagement aligns perfectly with my values and career experience. The strong foundation of partners in Europe excites me, and I am energized by the opportunity to expand IQONIQ’s partnership roster to North America. I am thrilled to join a very strong and talented leadership team, and further expand IQONIQ’s ecosystem during this growth period.”