Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the Chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day communications parent company, and the CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 5 locations.
Gary rose to prominence in the late ’90s after establishing WineLibrary, one of the first eCommerce wine sites, helping his father grow the family business from 4 million to 60 million in sales.
Gary is also one of the most sought-after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 5-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, and Uber. Gary has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.
Gary is the subject of DailyVee, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. He is also the host of #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show online.
Gary has the ambition of building a human-based company. In the past few years, VaynerMedia has grown from 20 employees to more than 800 across 5 different offices worldwide. During that time span, preserving company culture has always been the number one priority for him as CEO. He believes that a strong internal culture is the key to a company’s success.