MEET THE TEAM
Eddie joined IC Summits in Summer 2016 and leads the delegate sales team across the IC SUMMITS event portfolio. He joined IC Summits after spending four years on Wall Street and two years mastering his conference craft in Midtown Manhattan before returning home to his native Brooklyn.
Eddie holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business from the State University of New York at Oneonta.
Email Marketing Manager
Laura joined IC Summits in December 2017, bringing with her a wealth of digital and email marketing experience.
Prior to IC Summits, Laura spent five years in the design world but left that all behind for the conference life. When she can pull herself away from consuming media (Netflix, podcasts, books, dog Instagrams), Laura enjoys writing, acting, comedy and caring for her ever-growing plant collection (pun intended).
Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Political Science from Pennsylvania State University.
Ryan joined IC SUMMITS in the Fall of 2017. An experienced sales and marketing professional, he previously worked as the Brand Ambassador for Rag & Bone at Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC.
Ryan was raised on the East coast, relocated to the West coast for college and lived in Los Angeles for 7 years. Ryan loves the outdoors, music, and traveling. His favorite thing to do is make new friends.
Daniel joined IC Summits in Summer 2016 and is responsible for sponsorship relations for the eCommerce summits. Prior to joining IC Summits, Daniel spent some time working with friends and family in Manhattan.
A descendant of the infamous Benjamin Nye, Daniel and spends his free time traveling throughout the exciting world of his native New Jersey and telling people that he did not write the Da Vinci Code.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena College in Albany, NY and and abandoned his dreams of becoming a lawyer after finding the wonderful world of conferences.
Alexandra joined IC Summits during the summer of 2018 in Marketing Events and is responsible for Sponsorship Relations. She kicked off her #conferencelife with financially-based backgrounds ranging from Business Development & Strategy, to High Yield Bank Loans, Institutional Equities, and Wealth Management.
She is currently 63 inches tall but wishes she was a little bit taller, a shot caller, and a baller. Until then, she can be found living her life vicariously through fantasy football, learning about the world according to Tim Urban, and keenly awaiting his next WaitButWhy post.
Alexandra holds a B.S. in Communication Studies from the University of Miami.
Charles co-founded IC Summits in the summer of 2015 and is responsible for occasional Instagram updates as well as account management, company marketing strategy, logistics and planning of the IC Summits event portfolio. Charles has been living the “conference life" since 2011 with previous positions managing events and relationships across the US and Latin America in financial services. In a previous life he earned a MA in International Relations from Syracuse University and a BA in Politics & Philosophy from the University of Hull (UK).
Will co-founded IC Summits in summer 2015 in beautiful Greenpoint, Brooklyn (google it) where he oversees corporate development, digital infrastructure and company wide appreciation for the cultural majesty of his native New England. He spent time in Latin America and once helped build a hospital in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
A determinist (you'll google it), backpacker and amateur chef, Will holds a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Fiona handles all operational aspects of our conferences. Working hands on with with every venue on our calendar, researching venues and assisting our sponsors with any operational needs. Doubling as our office manager, Fiona runs a productive IC Summits household looking after all employees as well as booking travel for each event.
Originally from Ireland, Fiona has lived in New York for 3 years, working in the event and construction industries. In her spare time she is researching our monthly social events (checkout our Instagram!) and exploring New York's many neighborhoods.
Fiona holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Event Management from Limerick Institute of Technology.
Senior Conference Producer - East
Brigid joined IC Summits in summer, 2017, as Conference Producer. She collaborates with senior industry experts to create innovative panels about social/new media, content marketing, branding, culture creation, digital transformation, crisis communication and agency/brand collaboration. She spent several years in graphic and interior design, and is an established artist. When she is isn't producing conferences you can find her painting and wandering the streets of New York for inspiration or coffee.
A Midwesterner at heart, Brigid holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Xavier University and a Post-Bacc in Visual Communication from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.
Hitz joined IC Summits in the fall of 2017 as a Marketing Director. Originally from across the pond (UK), he moved to New York in early 2017. Prior to joining IC Summits he ran a renewable energy start up as well as working as a consultant to a number of start ups and organizations.
A keen rugby/football player and supporter (Northampton Saints & Tottenham Hotspur). Most weekends and evenings he can be found wandering the streets of New York trying to find his way home. One of his key skills is being able to sit in his chair for extended periods of time without numbness or fatigue.
Hitz holds a Bachelor's in Business & Marketing from the University of Wolverhampton (UK).
Conference Producer - West
Ina joined IC Summits in September, 2018 as as conference producer. She collaborates with senior industry experts to create innovative panels about social/new media, content marketing, branding, culture creation, digital transformation, crisis communication and agency/brand collaboration. With a background in journalism, she has expertise in content creation of both editorial and marketing, social media + branding.
Originally from Norway, she holds a BA in Sociology and MA in Print and Broadcast Journalism, both from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Relationship Manager, Private Equity Industry
Paulina joined IC Summits in April 2018. Prior to IC Summits, Paulina spent a year honing her skills in conference life as a producer at a large conference company. Before that, she spent 5 years in banking with TD Bank and a year in M&A at Verisk Analytics.
When not expertly managing her dog's instagram (shameless plug: @Betsiebabez), she enjoys shuffleboard, karaoke, diving, baking and touting her uncommon and hardly believable Williamsburg native status.
Paulina holds a BA/MA in Financial Economics from Fordham University.
Relationship Manager - RIA
Ariana joined IC Summits in the Fall of 2017 and handles sponsorship sales for the Investment Series. Prior to joining her team at IC Summits, she worked in the mortgage industry. As a true Long Islander, she can be found boating on the Great South Bay, enjoying Italian pastries and transferring at Jamaica.
Ariana holds a Bachelor's in Financial Analysis and Marketing from the State University of New York at Albany.
Conference Producer - Private Equity & RIA
Lindsay joined IC summits in the summer of 2017 as a Conference Producer. Lindsay spent several years exploring the various continents of the world while working in management and event planning, before finding her home in New York. In her free time you can find Lindsay plotting to kidnap local dogs, trying to ride a bike, and enjoying Brooklyn's culinary scene.
Lindsay graduated from Temple University with a degree in Psychology and Political Science.
Conference Producer - Central
Keyana joined IC Summits in the fall of 2018 as a conference producer and is responsible for the mid-west marketing series. Keyana spent several years working freelance as a social media marketing coordinator for various companies before settling down in New York. In her free time, Keyana can be found either traveling on the Turnpike between her home-state of New Jersey and New York, watching football on a TV somewhere and spending time with her husband, their daughter and two dogs and one cat. Keyana holds a Bachelor's in Public Relations from Hofstra University.
Relationship Manager - eCommerce
Gaybriel relocated from Raleigh, NC to pursue her dream of living in New York City. In addition to a passion for international travel, she loves exploring the concrete jungle - whether going to museums, parks, watching people dance in the street, or going to shows - she's there!
Gaybriel graduated from North Carolina Central University with a degree in Human Sciences. She has a passion for learning about brands and the evolving complexity of their customers' journeys, and enjoys networking with people throughout the marketing and eCommerce industries. Here’s to the conference life!