Ian's background combines military service, theater, filmmaking, business development and technology. His award-winning projects have screened at Cannes, SXSW, Milan, Palm Springs, and Seattle International film festivals. 

Ian created content for Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, Viacom, a Telly Award-winning interactive programs for children, and the opening ceremonies of the Taekwondo World Championships at the Verizon Arena. In 2015 Ian was awarded a U.S. patent he authored for RANDIAN, a media tech company he co-founded. 


Ian has an MBA from Penn State University and was awarded Alumni of Notable Achievement from the University of Minnesota, where he earned a BA in theater.


He is a member of the DGA (Directors Guild of America) and is currently in the Director's Guild DDI Program for episodic television and the CBS Director Initiative.