Former VP of Marketing at Virgin America | Marketing and Networking Expert | Award-Winning Author
Porter Gale has over 20 years of experience in marketing and advertising. She was awarded the Changing The Game Award by The Advertising Women of New York, 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 social media, to why strategically building a network improves happiness, productivity, and return—whether on a business or personal level.
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, and before that, she acted as a consultant for a diverse array of clients. She also held the post of General Manager at Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, where she worked with clients like Vegas.com, Coach, and Snapple Natural Beverages (to name a few).
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.
She has been a speaker at numerous events, including at The Economist Forum, the Ad Age Digital Forum, TEDx La Jolla, the American Express Luxury Summit, The THINK Conference.
Currently, Porter is a blogger for AdAge and The Huffington Post. Her first book, Your Network Is Your Net Worth, was published in 2013.