Jason Peskin joined Emerald in August of 2021 as SVP Portfolio to lead new brand launches and relaunches for Emerald’s Xcelerator Group. In this leadership role he oversees both B2B and B2C opportunities from a diverse range of categories such as Breakthrough Medicine, Emerald’s consumer facing strategy, and developing major sports related partnerships into future launches.
Jason has a unique background as both a successful entrepreneur and transformational corporate leader, always striving to cultivate innovation and add value to underserved business communities. Prior to joining Emerald, he was with Informa Markets where he led teams at PROJECT, MAGIC and POOLTRADESHOW. While there he sparked significant growth and increased cultural relevance by launching new show floor categories, special events, community building initiatives and first of their kind digital products. Jason also founded Project ETHOS, a platform showcasing emerging fashion, music and art to both industry and consumer audiences that was lauded by CBS as “by far one of the best events in Los Angeles.” With performances from Bruno Mars, Miguel, Colbie Caillat, One Republic, and LMFAO all before they were topping the charts.
Applying his professional skills to volunteerism, Jason has produced charity events for L.A. Mission, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Covenant House California, and Stand Up 2 Cancer. Jason resides in Sherman Oaks, California with his wife and son.