Entrepreneur, CEO of Vaynermedia & venture capitalist
Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the worlds hottest digital agencies. Gary is the New York Times best-selling author of Crush It!; The Thank You Economy; Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook; and #AskGaryVee. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M angel fund. Gary also currently hosts The #AskGaryVee Show, a way of providing as much value as possible by taking questions about social media, entrepreneurship, startups, and family businesses and giving his answers based on a lifetime of building successful, multi-million dollar companies. The show is also available as a podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and SoundCloud. Gary is also a prolific public speaker, delivering keynotes at events like Le Web, and SXSW, which you can watch on his YouTube channel. He was named to both Fortune and Crains 40 under 40 lists in consecutive years, and has been profiled in the New York Times, Fortune and Inc. Gary currently resides in New York City.
CRUSH IT! Cash in on Your Passion
Why Smart People Dismiss Social Media
and Why They Shouldn't
It's Not Work If You Are Having Fun and Crushing It