- About Us
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Gary Vaynerchuk (A.K.A. "GaryVee") certainly needs no introduction. Gary is a serial entrepreneur born in the former Soviet Union from where he emigrated to US and rose to prominence in the late 90’s after helping his father grow the family business (WineLibrary) from 4 to 60MM in sales. Currently he is known as social media guru, angel investor and internet celebrity.
Gary Vaynerchuk is the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations. VaynerMedia is expanding its reach literally every single day especially thanks to new services like VaynerTalent and VaynerSports.
Gary is 4-time New York Times bestselling author and his latest book #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness is now available in Chinese!
Gary is a great example of when you deploy self-awareness, positivity and hard work you can not only achieve your goals but also help thousands and millions of people along the way.
WE WILL DISCUSS:
What entrepreneurship is all about
The current state and future of social media
Gary's Asia/China strategy
Social media advertising landscape has changed a lot in the last couple of years thanks to so-called influencers or KOLs (Key Opinion Leaders). Asia is definitely not an exception. We might say that in many aspects Asia is actually leading the way and setting new trends.
What's the current state of influencer marketing in China and around the world?
How to travel the world and build a business around your personal brand?
How to build the following on a new social media platform?
These are some of the topics we'll discuss with our panelists:
Kim is the co-founder of ParkLU, an influencer marketing platform that connects consumer brands with social media content creators in China. Her team has developed proprietary technology that makes it easy for brands to search and filter through thousands of data rich key opinion leader (KOL) profiles, and proceed to engage them in collaborative projects.
Zach is an entrepreneur, hustler, world traveler, dancer, and connector. Zach also was a round 4 finalist on the hit TV show "So You Think You Can Dance". He is the Founder and CEO of Assistagram and specializes in creating Instagram campaigns reaching millions.
SUZANNE NGUYEN (moderator)
Suzanne “String” is a curious geek of the future, online she is known as StringStory, where she threads the dots of communication and tech. She touring around America for her fried chicken parties for entrepreneurs. String is also the producer of this year’s Shorty Awards Best Snapchat channel "Women In Tech".
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.
Gary is also one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 4-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. Gary has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.
Gary is currently 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 recently launched his podcast, The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience.
Jan Smejkal is currently based in Shenzhen (China) and as the Startup Grind China & APAC Community Director he works with some of the brightest and most passionate tech ecosystem builders in the world to expand the #1 international entrepreneur community (Startup Grind) in China, Asia Pacific and beyond.
Previously, he helped launch a venture for Rocket Internet (in 2 markets), built an online business during my last year of BA and found a passion in connecting and educating people in the startup world.
Jan documents his entrepreneurial journey and works tirelessly on turning China into a truly international startup ecosystem.