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About Gary

CEO, VaynerMedia, NY Times Bestselling Author, Investor, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Uber, Venmo

Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur, and serves as the Chairman of VaynerX and the CEO of VaynerMedia. Gary is considered one of the leading global minds on what’s next in culture, relevance and the internet. Known as “GaryVee” he is described as one of the most forward thinkers in business - he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early to help others understand how these shifts impact markets and consumer behavior. Whether its emerging artists, esports, NFT investing or digital communications, Gary understands how to bring brand relevance to the forefront. He is a prolific angel investor with early investments in companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, Snapchat, Coinbase and Uber.

Gary is an entrepreneur at heart -- he builds businesses. Today, he helps Fortune 1000 brands leverage consumer attention through his full service advertising agency, VaynerMedia which has offices in NY, LA, London, and Singapore. VaynerMedia is part of the VaynerX holding company which also includes VaynerProductions, Gallery Media Group, The Sasha Group, Tracer, VaynerSpeakers, VaynerTalent and VaynerCommerce. Gary is also the Co-Founder of VaynerSports, Resy and Empathy Wines. Gary guided both Resy and Empathy to successful exits -- both were sold respectively to American Express and Constellation Brands.

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In addition to running multiple businesses, Gary documents his life daily as a CEO through his social media channels which has more than 30 million followers across all platforms. His podcast ‘The GaryVee Audio Experience’ ranks among the top podcasts globally. He is a five-time New York Times Best-Selling Author and one of the most highly sought after public speakers.

Gary serves on the board of MikMak, Bojangles Restaurants, and Pencils of Promise. He is also a longtime Well Member of Charity:Water.

Gary in Action

Thank you to you and your team for Gary's part at C3. Gary was our #1 rated speaker (no surprise!) and fantastic feedback has come through about how valuable his keynote was. It was also incredible that he stuck around and spoke with a few folks from our team -- they were absolutely thrilled. I had fun watching the recap in his DailyVee too -- great edition. THANK YOU from all of us at Conductor & WeWork. 🙂

Conductor & WeWork

It was amazing. I have had much of the audience tell me Gary was the voted best speaker over the two days. He ‘crushed it’!

Nike

He was awesome, awesome, awesome. Best speaker ever. I am so grateful that he did this for us and that you made it happen. Thank you!

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What Gary Talks About

Twelve and a Half

Based on his latest bestselling book, Gary shares how he has embraced soft skills like Optimism, Accountability, Patience, and Empathy, to become a better leader. Understanding that emotional intelligence can actually accelerate business success, in his talk, Gary offers insight on how to strengthen these skills. This speech is for anyone looking to improve their leadership capabilities and build a more successful, lasting organization.

Practical Optimism:

You only have so much time and energy. If you figure out what to deploy it against, you will maximize your success. No matter what you do, your job is to tell your story and provide value. If you do not build your brand or reputation, you are vulnerable to the competition.

Leading with Empathy

Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success – Gary describes the essential emotional skills that are integral to his life—and business—success, and will help refine your skills to improve your leadership capabilities.