Andrew Blickstein is wildly experienced in entrepreneurship, media buying and analytics. As a Certified Petra Coach, Andrew’s goal is working with clients to demystify complex ideas and ask the questions no one else is thinking.
A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Andrew looks at problems and opportunities in business with a different perspective, developed by his background in both logic and creative work. Most notably, he used his talents to launch and run Home Run Media, an innovative media agency specializing in analytics, which earned a coveted spot on the Inc 500. Also committed to lifelong learning, Andrew completed a 3-year Entrepreneurial Masters Program through Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and MIT Enterprise Institute, and earned a Graduate Certificate in PdEI (Process-designed Emotional Intelligence) from the Liautaud Institute of the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has also been an active member of the Electronic Retailing Association, serving on the magazine advisory board, content committee and as co-chair of the media committee, regularly speaking to groups of ERA members about research-driven planning.
Andrew has served as past president of the Chicago chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), past liaison between the Chicago chapter and their sister city of Delhi, India and currently serves on the EO Global Executive Education Committee. He is passionate about his work with entrepreneurs and businesses operating in global markets (particularly near snow skiing) and his favorite business quote is “In God we trust…All others must bring data.”