ANC crafts custom multimedia environments to deliver unforgettable experiences. We transform commercial spaces such as sports arenas, transit hubs, entertainment venues and retail locations through immersive design, execution and service operations.
Some imagine but cannot do. Others do but cannot imagine. With over20 years of expertise, at ANC, we are artisans and engineers alike who uniquely blend design and execution to ensure success on the most mission critical projects for the most high-profile clients and brands in the world. We specialize in engineering the unforgettable.
George Linardos oversees the combined ANC and former GoVision under the ANC brand for parent company Learfield IMG College. He is focused on driving growth in the Sports, Events, and Places markets, as well as expanding the company from a leading integrator of LED solutions to a more diversified experiential services organization through new opportunities such as ANC Studios and a products division.
Prior to joining Learfield, George was the founder and Chief Business Officer of Sports Illustrated Play, a youth sports technology platform that was sold to NBC Sports. Before starting SI Play, George spent four years as an SVP at Time Inc., driving digital transformation and innovation. Prior to Time Inc., George was global Vice President, Media & Games for Nokia from 2005-2011 where he was instrumental in building and leading one of the first global Appstore platforms. George originally worked in the entertainment industry as a development executive and producer for noted filmmakers Oliver Stone and Ben Stiller and helped create multiple award-winning and iconic films.
A pioneer in signage technology, Jerry Cifarelli has spent more than 35 years in marketing and advertising sales. He co-founded ANC in 1997 and has played a prominent role implementing digital signage in sports and non-sports spectaculars. Consistently exploring growth opportunities, he has spearheaded the development of strategic alliances with global Fortune 500 companies, started an ANC Private Label LED product line, and expanded the company's market presence beyond sports to retail and transportation venues. Prior to founding ANC, Cifarelli spent six years with Dorna USA, first as VP of Marketing and later as President & Chief Executive Officer, where he introduced rotational signage technology in the NBA and MLB.
ANC is committed to a positive, enjoyable culture where people and diversity are embraced, and team members are highly engaged. ANC is also deeply committed to accelerating and expanding our efforts across hiring, supporting, and empowering underrepresented groups. We desire to create a company that matters, shown through our daily commitment, drive, values, and every detail of our work. We are proud to offer our clients unique, one of a kind experiential experiences, but our true value resides in our people.
Our people-first mentality and core are accentuated through a culture driven to exceed goals, serve our clients enthusiastically, work as a team, celebrate successes, and provide excellence in everything. We know that upholding these values is imperative to a company with over 500 full-time men and women in offices and venues all across the country, and we’re devoted to treating them with thoughtfulness, care and respect.