Vlad is a strategic, global business development executive with over 15 years of experience launching multimillion-dollar location-based entertainment and lifestyle projects including theme parks, restaurants, hotels and casinos. Vlad has a proven track record of building programs from concept to execution, cultivating strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels along the way.
Most recently, Vlad executively managed several themed entertainment projects, including projects ranging from 50,000 square feet to full-scale theme parks, interfacing with clients while ensuring that all deliverables are met by his team. Vlad also grows new business and serves as GDE’s Managing Director. Previously, Vlad worked in business development for Paramount Pictures and Playboy Enterprises, pursuing and implementing new business growth via location-based entertainment projects. Vlad received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Southern California