Ian Golkar is the Director of Marketing at KLG and LOKK Legal, responsible for day-to-day handling of marketing and operations efforts.
Ian brings a diverse level of experience to the firms, ranging from technical marketing, sales, and corporate management. As a graduate of San Jose State University, Ian began his career in Chemical Engineering in Phoenix, AZ, where he led a team of engineers to formulate processes for national and international semiconductor companies, as well authoring several technical and research papers. Concurrently, Ian obtained his MBA in Global Management, and was promoted to Product Marketing Specialist, negotiating multi-million dollar accounts with major tech manufacturers.
Ian was then hired by IBM and Lenovo as an Account Executive for the West Coast and Pacific Northwest regions, managing Education and Public Sector accounts at state and local levels. During his tenure, Ian grew business by 18% year to year, and won several awards including President’s Club trips overseas.
Outside of his professional work, Ian has been a US Soccer Referee since 2001, and frequently travels locally and domestically for leagues and tournament games.