Former VP of Marketing at Virgin America | Marketing and Networking Expert | Award-Winning Author
Porter Gale has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, business, and tech. She was awarded the Changing The Game Award, by The Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), was on AdAge’s Digital Hotlist, iMedia’s Top 25-Digital Marketers list, and named a Digital Passionista by The Huffington Post. In her popular talks, she uncovers everything from the newest trends and innovations in marketing and technology, to why strategically building a network improves happiness, productivity, and return.
From 2007 to 2011, Porter led Virgin America’s marketing and advertising efforts as Vice President of Marketing with a focus on digital media opportunities. She was a key player in the team that built the airline into an award-winning, category-changing brand. Currently, Porter works with CEOs of tech-driven companies, to provide mentoring, marketing, fundraising, and recruiting support. Clients include AdTech, FinTech, Gaming, CPG, E-commerce, Healthcare and SaaS companies. Most recently, she helped to build an AI-driven SaaS platform and marketplace called Globality, helping the co-founders define and scale the company which now operates in 80 countries.
Porter has spoken at a number of high-profile events, including at The Economist Forum, the Ad Age Digital Forum, The IBM THINK Conference, TEDx La Jolla, the American Express Luxury Summit, and more. In the media, Porter has been quoted or interviewed in over one hundred online, print, and broadcast outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Adweek, AdAge, CNN, The Huffington Post, the San Francisco Business Journal, Forbes.com, Mashable, TechCrunch, PRWeek and more.
A Stanford University graduate, Porter is also the author of Your Network Is Your Net Worth.