R. Gregg Nourjian is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 25 years of business experience in start-up environments and growth stage enterprises. He has taken on roles in marketing, sales and operations, as well as C-level positions as CEO, CMO, and COO. His strengths include positioning, branding, strategic partnerships, finance, and overall strategic planning.
Mr. Nourjian is President & CEO of Nourjian Ventures, a venture management company that helps to develop products and brands, build business lines, source strategic R&D, manufacturing, sales, marketing and distribution partners and build management teams. He draws from extensive project management experience in finance, production, sports & event marketing, real estate, hospitality & entertainment, and strategic business development & consulting. Mr. Nourjian's industry expertise includes Clean Technology, Environment, Energy, Communications, Real Estate, Healthcare/services, and Consumer Goods.
Mr. Nourjian is also a Managing Partner at Spinnaker Venture Partners. Spinnaker consults with Fortune 500 companies on growth strategy through Innovation to assist with identifying and implementing appropriate new technologies, strategies and business models. Aligning with both powerful international brands and promising new innovations, Spinnaker develops new ventures for its clients and launches new ventures in partnership with its clients and its entrepreneur partners.
For more than 10 years, Mr. Nourjian led business development, and produced events and marketing campaigns for Fortune 1000 clients. These include sports marketing, trade show management, sponsorship marketing & activation, product launches, public festivals, concerts, client hospitality, ground breaking and building opening ceremonies, employee recognition programs and sales incentives. He also continues to consult with numerous not-for-profit organizations to help them develop new programs to raise money, garner supporters, and gain significant exposure in the market.
Mr. Nourjian has ongoing affiliations with the Greater Boston Chamber, the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Mass Production Coalition, the Environmental Business Council, The New England Council, the MIT Enterprise Forum, the National Sports Marketing Network, the Dartmouth Entrepreneur Network, and is a Boston World Partnerships Connector. He serves on the Boards of, and in advisory roles for, the Courageous Sailing Center, the Newbury Street League, the Newport International Film Festival, Public Action for the Arts, and The ALLY Foundation.
Mr. Nourjian received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Dartmouth College, where he is a member of the Alumni Council and President Emeritus of his Class.