Slava Rubin co-founded IndieGoGo to help independent filmmakers overcome their fundraising challenges. Focused on bringing ‘filmocracy’ to the people, Slava frequently speaks at conferences and writes on the disruptive technologies impacting the media industry, from finance to distribution. Recent speaking engagements include Sundance, SXSW, Slamdance, and IFP Filmmaker, Making Media Now, DIYDAY & >Play conferences. Recent projects include producing the short, The Wonder of Seasaws. Slava also serves as an Advisor to the IFP Film Market and Film Labs. Prior to IndieGoGo, Slava was a strategy consultant working on projects from start-up go-to-market strategies to corporate execution plans. He offers expertise in audience building, marketing, and DIWO (Do-It-With-Others).

Beyond his passion for film, Slava started Music Against Myeloma, an annual charity event raising funds and awareness to fight this rare form of cancer.