ian jeffrey


Ian is the General Manager of FounderFuel and Venture Partner at Real Ventures.

Originally from Montreal, Ian spent four years of his career in Silicon Valley. In 2006, when he was VP of Marketing at Tiny Pictures, he helped launch Radar, the first mobile photo sharing social network, and grew it’s user base to over 1.5M users in less than a year.

Following the acquisition of Tiny Pictures by Shutterfly, Ian became Director of Marketing of its mobile and social media team. There he launched Wink, a mobile app that lets users create photobooth-style prints directly from their iPhone.

Ian started his career in 2002 as half of the two-man team behind Nomad, Cossette Communications Street Intelligence Agency. There he pioneered non-traditional marketing techniques in word-of-mouth and insight generation. Nike, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s were among Nomad's major clients.

  • Work
    • FounderFuel
  • Education
    • Concordia University