Lavin Bernick Executive Chat with Gary Briggs ’89, VP, CMO, Facebook

by Dean's Office


Fri, 21 Apr 2017

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

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Kellogg Global Hub 5301

2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, United States

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The Lavin Bernick Executive Chats are an exciting way to engage with successful and esteemed executives and civic leaders. You will have an opportunity to participate in an intimate conversation around the theme of leadership.

This session will feature Gary Briggs, VP, CMO of Facebook. Gary joined Facebook in 2013 and is responsible for the company’s consumer, product and platform marketing. Prior to joining Facebook he served in various roles at Google, Inc, including CMO of Motorola upon its acquisition by Google, and VP, Consumer Marketing.

During his tenure at Google, he led marketing efforts for search, commerce, Chrome, Google+, Google.org, and the Google brand overall. Prior to joining Google in 2010, Gary was CEO at Plastic Jungle, a gift card startup, where he joined from their board of directors. Before that, Gary worked at eBay for six years in roles as vice president of Consumer Marketing, general manager of eBay Canada, global marketing head of PayPal, and CMO of eBay North America.

Earlier in his career, Gary worked for six years at Pepsi, where he launched Aquafina, Pepsi's joint venture with Starbucks and was director of Brand Pepsi. He also spent two years at IBM running worldwide brand strategy and was an engagement manager at McKinsey.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from Brown University and a Masters in Management in 1989 from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Gary is married and has twin boys.
Dress Casual (jeans ok)


Kellogg Global Hub 5301

2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, United States

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