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 500’s to new-to-world startups. Patrick is currently VP and head of VaynerSmart, VaynerMedia's Innovations & IoT division. In this position, he leads the extension of VaynerMedia’s pioneering social media and digital marketing into emerging channels including Voice-first A.I., connected retail, and interactive packaging/collateral.
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 cutest puppies you’re likely to meet, #CharlieGivens and #ChewyGivens.