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 rose to prominence in the late 90’s after establishing one of the first ecommerce wine sites, WineLibrary helping his father grow the family business from 4 to 60MM in sales.
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.
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44 years old. That is how old Sam Walton was when he started building Walmart, and NOW I have to hear all of you fuck faces tell me that you don’t have time, and it’s over, and you missed your moment, and all this bullshit because you’re 28 and you feel like you’ve taken a secure job and have given up on your dreams. I’m just completely blown away by people’s lack of understanding. Look at what’s going on with me right now. At 31 years old, I was a wine merchant in New Jersey, going to the store every single day, buying and selling wine. That was my life.