Prior to joining FirstMark, Ian worked in Product at Faire, where he led small business underwriting, built Faire’s subscription membership product, and launched virtual events during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Previously, Ian was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on software and marketplace companies and built out McKinsey’s high-growth technology practice. He is also Co-Founder and President of Worthy, a nonprofit organization that operates a marketplace for mentorship in the LGBTQ+ community.
Ian graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University with majors in Economics and East Asian Studies. While at Yale, he was a Richard U. Light Fellow at Harvard Beijing Academy and conducted research on mobile adoption in rural China.