Over the past decade, Patrick Givens has taken a "user-led, technology-powered," approach to building products, brands, and businesses for clients ranging from Fortune 500s to new-to-world startups. Patrick is currently VP of innovation and head of VaynerMedia's IoT marketing and innovations practice, VaynerSmart. In this position, he leads the extension of VaynerMedia’s pioneering social media and digital marketing into the physical world. Prior to joining VaynerMedia, Patrick worked at some of the world’s leading creative agencies including Anomaly, Droga5, and Havas Worldwide. Patrick is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park - GO TERPS - and a native of Charm City, Baltimore, Maryland. He now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and the cuddliest puppies you’ve ever seen, #CharlieGivens & #ChewyGivens.
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