Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer and investor. Ilya is a columnist for Inc., Forbes and Huffington Post, and the founder of Ciplex, a digital marketing and creative agency. In 2012, Inc. Magazine recognized Ilya as a 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur.

An early immigrant from Russia, Ilya founded his first company Ciplex, when he was 17, with a goal to bring result and marketing focused web solutions to startups and small/medium sized businesses. The company is the recipient of multiple awards, including Inc. Magazine’s INC 500/5000 award for 3 consecutive years.

Ilya attributes his success to being surrounded by mentors since the age of 14. He advises several startups as well as LA’s startup accelerator, StartEngine.

Currently, Ilya resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter, where he runs his companies and pursues interesting opportunities.