- Larry Kim
- Garry Vee
- John Clancy
- Scott Bolen
- Sean Ellis
Larry Kim is the founder and CEO of MobileMonkey, the world’s best Facebook Messenger marketing platform. He’s been named Search Marketer of the Year from PPC Hero (2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017), Search Engine Land, and the US Search Awards. Larry is ranked the #8 most popular author on Medium.
Also, founder of WordStream, Inc – The leading provider of AdWords, Facebook and keyword tools used by millions of marketers worldwide. The company employs over three hundred people and manages Billions of dollars of ad spend on behalf of tens of thousands of customers. Acquired by Gannett for $150 million in June 2018.
Ranked the #8 most popular author on Medium. Contributor to CNBC and Inc. Magazine. Key Interests include: AdWords, Facebook Ads, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups.
Marketer of the Year awards from Search Engine Land, US Search Awards, PPC Hero. Guest Lectured MBA classes at Harvard & MIT.
Gary Vaynerchuk is the chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day media and communications holding company, and the active CEO of VaynerMedia, a full-service advertising agency servicing Fortune 100 clients across the company’s 4 locations.
In the late 90s, after identifying “the internet” as a land-grab opportunity, Gary transitioned his father’s local liquor store into one of the first wine e-commerce platforms resulting in growing the family business from $3-60MM in sales during a 5-year period.
In addition to VaynerMedia, VaynerX also includes Gallery Media Group, which houses women’s lifestyle brand PureWow and men’s lifestyle brand ONE37pm. In addition to running VaynerMedia, Gary also serves as a partner in the athlete representation agency VaynerSports, cannabis-focused branding and marketing agency Green Street and restaurant reservations app Resy.
Gary is a highly sought after public speaker, a 5-time New York Times bestselling author, as well as a prolific angel investor with early investments in companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, and Uber.
Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Operations, Providence Strategic Growth
John Clancy is a managing director on the Providence Strategic Growth team based in our Boston office. He is currently a director of Arcoro, Propertybase, SnapApp and Vertical Knowledge. Mr. Clancy has over 20 years of experience in building high growth, market leading software and technology enabled businesses.
Prior to joining Providence in 2016, Mr. Clancy was the president of Radius Worldwide, the leading provider of international business services and software. Previously, he was the CEO and president of Azuki Systems, now part of Ericsson, a leading provider of over-the-top video delivery to mobile and tablet devices. Mr. Clancy was also the president of Iron Mountain Digital, where he grew revenues from $40 million to $250 million over a 5-year period. Prior to Iron Mountain, he was the COO at Connected Corporation, an early pioneer in the software as a service (SaaS) market and leader in PC data protection.
Mr. Clancy works with PSG portfolio companies on strategic planning, operational excellence and to help maximize go to market opportunities. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Assumption College
Founder of Dreamstate Digital Media, Investor and digital entrepreneur has launched and grown business’s in the e-comm, entertainment and b2b sectors, as well as being a silent partner in many successful start-ups. He currently works primarily as a growth consultant for fortune 500 brands.
Scott shares his experience on the Grow Smarter Podcast and can also be seen regularly on various News Media outlets speaking on the merits of Data driven Growth marketing.
Sean Ellis is the host of The Breakout Growth Podcast, author of Hacking Growth (published in 16 languages), keynote speaker and runs workshops around the world to implement a cross-functional approach to growth he calls growth hacking (a term he coined in 2010).
Sean helped to bring five companies to market as VP Marketing/Growth that exceeded billion-dollar valuations including Dropbox, LogMeIn, Eventbrite, Uproar, and Lookout in addition to launching and selling two businesses as Founder/CEO (Qualaroo and GrowthHackers.com).
Sean has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, WIRED, Fast Company, Inc, and newspapers around the world as well as on MSNBC.