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Eli Holzman

Founder & CEO, The Intellectual Property Corporation

Eli Holzman is the founder and CEO of The Intellectual Property Corporation. He is also the co-founder of Project Foodie, a revolutionary app that offers real-time cooking instruction and food-related content.

He began his career in 1996 in the feature film department at Miramax Films, where he co-founded the company’s television department. He helped to create the documentary series Project Greenlight and created the multi-Emmy nominated hit Project Runway.

Holzman left Miramax in 2005 to run Ashton Kutcher's 20th Century Fox-based Katalyst Films where he developed the CW series Beauty & the Geek and successfully developed the company's inaugural slate in scripted television. As an independent producer Holzman set up, created and/or produced scripted and reality pilots and series for both network and cable (the CW reality series Stylista; the Bravo reality series Work of Art; ABC Family scripted pilot Longevity; G4's first reality series, The Block; and the Paramount feature film, Fix). 

Outside of television, Holzman created and produced the frozen novelty QBees (rice crispy treats & brownies filled with ice cream). And he is a founding and managing partner of The Meatball Shop a restaurant concept with six locations in New York City. Holzman has been nominated for the Emmy Award 10 times and nominated for the Producers Guild Award 3 times. He and his colleagues won back-to-back Outstanding Reality Program Emmys for Undercover Boss in 2012 and 2013.