Inspired by the incredible example of mentorship and generosity provided by our friend and former Columbia Trustee, Bill “Coach” Campbell ’62CC, ’64TC, we honor and recognize members of our startup community who give their personal time to Columbia founders in the throes of their journey.
Congratulations to Jeremy Kagan ’99CBS
#CoachingColumbia Honoree and Mentor in Residence at the Columbia Startup Lab
Jeremy Kagan is a growth and innovation consultant, and advisor to corporations, startups and digital media companies. He is also currently Co-Founder and Contributor of Marketecture Media, which does in depth video interviews of marketing technology vendors.
He is the former Managing Director of the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School, where he oversaw the entrepreneurial curriculum, student programs, the Lang venture capital fund, and the Columbia Startup Lab. He is also a Professor and Faculty Director of the Digital Marketing Strategy executive education program, and teaches graduate and executive education classes. His book “Digital Marketing: Strategy and Tactics”, the first textbook for digital marketing, was published in 2018 by the Wessex Press. Kagan previously was the founder and CEO of Pricing Engine, a digital marketing platform that enabled small businesses to benchmark, optimize and expand their search and social advertising campaigns.
Kagan has been a speaker and corporate trainer in the digital media industry, where his clients include companies in content, services, and e-commerce, as well as traditional advertising agencies needing digital media expertise. Kagan previously worked at Sony Music Entertainment in the Global Digital Business, where he was the Vice President of Global Account Management, working with large partners such as Nokia and Sony Ericsson. Before this, he was Vice President/Director of Strategy and Customer Insight for Publicis Modem, a leading digital advertising agency, where Kagan headed research and innovation out of the New York office.
Kagan lives in New York’s East Village with his wife and children, and now walks his kids to school around the corner from where he used to produce indie rock concerts. Life’s funny that way.