Patrick Givens

Patrick Givens is VP, Smart Innovation and head of VaynerSmart, VaynerMedia's IoT and emerging tech division. He's lead development of VaynerMedia's global voice-first marketing programs, creating some of the most widely used interactive voice experiences for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant and developing a first-of-its-kind Voice AOR model to integrate these emerging channels into client business strategies from inception. Prior joining VaynerMedia in 2016, Patrick led innovations strategy, brand planning, and client relationships at some of the world's leading advertising agencies, developing innovative marketing products, brands, and new businesses for clients ranging from Fortune 500s to new-to-world startups. As a speaker, he's addressed the values of a "user-led, technology-enabled," approach to innovation at events such as SXSW, AdWeek, Social Media Week, and many more.