From 2013-2018, Gary was the CMO of Facebook, responsible for the company’s brand, consumer, and product marketing. Prior to joining Facebook, from 2010-13, he served in various roles at Google, including CMO of Motorola upon its acquisition by Google, and VP, Consumer Marketing.
During his tenure at Google, he led marketing efforts for search, maps, commerce, Chrome, Google+, Google.org, and the Google brand overall. Prior to joining Google, Gary was CEO at Plastic Jungle, a gift card startup, where he joined from their board of directors. Before that, Gary worked at eBay from 2002-08 in roles as vice president of Consumer Marketing, general manager of eBay Canada, global marketing head of PayPal, and CMO of eBay North America.
Earlier in his career, Gary worked for six years at Pepsi, where he launched Aquafina, Pepsi’s joint venture with Starbucks and was director of Brand Pepsi. He also spent two years at IBM running worldwide brand strategy and was an engagement manager at McKinsey.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from Brown University and a Masters in Management in 1989 from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
He serves on the boards of Etsy, Inc (NASDAQ: Etsy) and Petco, as well as an advisor to several early stage companies.
Gary is married and has twin boys.