Ivan Smiljanic

Partner

After racing in the 2000 Olympics for Serbia, Ivan was recruited by the University of California at Berkeley to join their National Championship rowing team. In 2005, Ivan graduated from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science.

Upon graduation, Ivan invested over 15 years in San Francisco’s tech scene. It was where Ivan honed his client service skills at Riverbed Technologies, where he worked directly with clients and local innovation partners to drive business in enterprise market segments across the United States. Applying his industry leading experience in technology services and sales, Ivan joined IPG as a partner to support in the leadership of IPG’s brokerage services platform.

Ivan is on the Executive Board of Northern California Olympians, and he is the Director of Rowing Relations at UC Berkeley. He is also on the board of “Friends of Cal Crew” organization, an affiliate of the University of California at Berkeley. He is responsible for the financial and organizational support of UC Berkeley’s Rowing Team. Additionally, he serves on the board and is an active member of the Serbian Entrepreneurs Society of San Francisco.

With the spirit of an Olympian, Ivan proves that success takes great passion, not just a mild interest, and he applies this dedication each day in leading the IPG brokerage team and serving their clients.

Ivan is an active athlete, and to this day still enjoys rowing, cycling, and running. He lives in San Mateo with his wife Diana and their two young children, Stefan, and Sofia.

Contact Ivan

Biography

After racing in the 2000 Olympics for Serbia, Ivan was recruited by the University of California at Berkeley to join their National Championship rowing team. In 2005, Ivan graduated from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science.

Upon graduation, Ivan invested over 15 years in San Francisco’s tech scene. It was where Ivan honed his client service skills at Riverbed Technologies, where he worked directly with clients and local innovation partners to drive business in enterprise market segments across the United States. Applying his industry leading experience in technology services and sales, Ivan joined IPG as a partner to support in the leadership of IPG’s brokerage services platform.

Ivan is on the Executive Board of Northern California Olympians, and he is the Director of Rowing Relations at UC Berkeley. He is also on the board of “Friends of Cal Crew” organization, an affiliate of the University of California at Berkeley. He is responsible for the financial and organizational support of UC Berkeley’s Rowing Team. Additionally, he serves on the board and is an active member of the Serbian Entrepreneurs Society of San Francisco.

With the spirit of an Olympian, Ivan proves that success takes great passion, not just a mild interest, and he applies this dedication each day in leading the IPG brokerage team and serving their clients.

Ivan is an active athlete, and to this day still enjoys rowing, cycling, and running. He lives in San Mateo with his wife Diana and their two young children, Stefan, and Sofia.

Just wanted to send a quick thank you for your diligent service over the past six months regarding the FCP purchase in Chengdu. Although we still have a long way to go, we couldn’t have gotten this far without your guidance and help. You added significant value in our search for a proper first time investment in China. From helping us identify potential target Cities, procuring the right contacts on the ground, organizing and handling a tour for Gerard of a number of cities in China, identifying the proper target space and providing financial analysis; you performed over and above the expected level of service. All three of us truly appreciated your assistance and are thankful for your hard work.

Jon E. Sabrowski Mercator Companies LTD

We are IPG