Allan Fried

"The man is smart, sharp and has keen insight. I would highly recommend him to anyone"

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Allan Fried is a coach working with Business Owners, CEOs and leaders on bold opportunities - starting and growing a business, stepping into a new leadership position, or transitioning into something completely new.


Allan’s Bio

Allan Fried’s is the quintessential New York success story.  His first entrepreneurial venture was in junior high school, with other endeavors along the way, he started his professional career in the mailroom of International Creative Management.   Fried spent 20 plus years rising through the ranks of the entertainment industry to become Vice-President International A&R at BMG, where he nurtured the careers of some of the world’s top recording artists.

Sensing the impact the Internet would have on the music industry, Fried jumped at the opportunity to play a key role in the development of two music related venture capital backed start-ups, including Knitmedia.  As Chief Operating Officer, Fried saw Knitmedia through several rounds of financing, and was instrumental in the live entertainment company’s move into digital media.

Following his stint at Knitmedia, Fried founded Allied Entertainment Marketing, where he created strategic and marketing partnerships between recording artists and corporate partners. Throughout his career Fried worked  directly with or, on deals for a who’s who of artists and companies including, Al Green, Alize,  Apple Computers,  Britney Spears, LIVE, Nickelback, Random House, VH1, Yahoo, Verizon(BA),  and many others.  He has been quoted or appeared in media including the NY Post, MSNBC, Billboard, Job Channel Network, Money Magazine, The Late Show(David Letterman), Fox News’ iMag.  He has spoken at SUNY FIT, Wagner College, Pratt University, Fordham School of Business, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, ASCAP, MediaBistro.

As a coach and consultant he works with a select group of CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Business Owners who are typically at the point of seizing a bold challenge or opportunity.  These include starting or growing a business, stepping into  a new role, or figuring out their next step. Allan is one of only 2000 coaches in the world to be certified by the International Coach Federation as a PCC Coach. He is a graduate of  NYU’s SCPS Coaching Program and  holds a B.A. from The University of Maryland.



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