Gary Cohen

About

EZLinks Golf LLC Chief Executive Officer, Gary Cohen, is an experienced leader with a track record of scaling consumer businesses and managing profitable high-growth companies. Cohen is responsible for the strategic vision, growth, technological advancement, finances, and operational success of the organization. A results-oriented leader, Cohen joined EZLinks in 2012 following his successful tenure at Redbox in which he helped to transform the company into a market leader. As Senior Vice President, Marketing and Customer Experience, Cohen led the prioritization of the company’s product and innovation team and was ultimately responsible for increasing the company’s revenue from $300 million to approximately $2 billion in three years. Prior to Redbox, Cohen was a founding member and Managing Director of Six Degrees Capital Management, an asset management company focused on alternative investments. Cohen also founded MusicNow, a pioneer in the digital music arena. As President, Cohen led the company in its fund-raising and partnership initiatives and establishing distribution and content deals with numerous Fortune 100 companies including: Best Buy, Clear Channel, AT&T, EarthLink, Universal Music, Sony/BMG, Warner Music and EMI. Cohen sold MusicNow, first to Circuit City and later to AOL, where he assumed the position of General Manager of AOL MusicNow, AOL's Web-based music subscription service. A proven entrepreneur, Cohen also founded Sapean Corporation, an international investment and consulting firm, and Cruise Technologies, the leading supplier of wireless network computers, serving as Chief Operating Officer. Cohen earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Union College. A native New Yorker, Cohen now resides in Chicago with his wife and sons and looks forward to mastering the game of golf next year.
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