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Innovate LIVE – A Business Growth and Technology Showcase
Gary Vaynerchuk


Gary is one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 5-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. Gary has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.

Gary Vaynerchuk
CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia
Chairman of VaynerX

Serial entrepreneur, 5-time NYT Best-Selling Author, Gary Vaynerchuk is Chairman of VaynerX, a modern day communications parent company, and CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.

Vayner X
A Collective of Companies

Gary Vaynerchuk is Chariman of VaynerX – a modern day communications parent company. The collective is composed of VaynerMedia full service digital agency, Tracer markerting data platform, Gallery Media Group portfolio of media brands, The Sasha Group for small businesses, Vayner Productions for bold storytelling and VaynerSpeakers bureau. 

Daily Documentary
600+ Episodes 2.2M+ Views

Gary is currently the subject of DailyVee, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. He is also the host of The GaryVee Audio Experience, a top 100 global podcast, and #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show found on both YouTube and Facebook.

12M+ Followers
Building a Personal Brand

Pioneering the practice of building a personal brand, Gary devised a new content strategy by producing these pillar shows. Today, Gary has more than 12M combined followers across social media, producing content daily on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Spotify and more.

Best Selling Author
5-time NYT Best Selling Author

In 2008, Gary gave a keynote at Web 2.0 in New York City that would change his career. The speech solidified and was the backbone of Gary’s $1M, 10-book deal with HarperCollins. His fifth book Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too” is available now.

Sneakers for CEO's
A Sell-out Success

In 2017, Gary brought his entrepreneurial prowess to the sneaker game with his first signature sneakers in collaboration with K-Swiss. The GaryVee 001 & 002s were released in November 2017, the GaryVee 003s were released in 2018 and the GaryVee 004s will be released later this year.

Showcase 1: Your Team

When your team loves work, your small or midsize business flourishes. 
Put people at the heart of your HR transformation and watch as the employee experience improves. Happy employees help attract the best talent, create healthy diversity, and drive business results. Add in SAP partner innovations – that's when the magic really happens.

This AI Recruiting Assistant Cuts Through the BS (boring stuff)

Olivia is the AI recruiting assistant obsessed with helping companies hire and keep the best candidates. Olivia allows recruiters to focus on what they do best—human interaction – while she focuses on automation and intelligence for a great hiring experience. Best of all, she is fully integrated with SAP SuccessFactors software and available on SAP App Center.

A Cloud Approach Allows this Startup to Set its Sights on Fast Growth

Startup company Enable Injections created an innovative product that could revolutionize their industry, allowing individuals to self-administer infusions at home instead of medical facilities. SAP Partner Dickinson + Associates helped create and deliver a cloud-based technology approach that will grow with the company.

Showcase 2: Your Business

Get software and technology that works hard for your small or midsize business. 
Once you outgrow your IT, your priorities quickly become challenges. Increase revenue and profit, reduce costs, drive efficiency, and grow market share all while staying agile... your tech should be helping with these. A right-priced, intelligent cloud solution can help you control costs, grow efficiently, and improve performance.

Scrub Daddy Goes from Shark Tank to Global Phenomenon

Entrepreneur Aaron Kraus never imagined that his idea for a smiley-faced kitchen sponge would be such a huge success. But today it’s one of the greatest success stories of Shark Tank investors and the company is well down the path to global growth and expansion. 

Saberpoint Helps Scrub Daddy Realize Their Global Ambitions

SAP partner Saberpoint is helping Scrub Daddy to chart a course for business software that helps the company carefully manage the business and nurture its growing network of important business relationships.     

Showcase 3: Your Customers

We buy from brands we trust, with experiences we love. 
When companies don’t meet our expectations, we go elsewhere at the speed of a click. Achieving 5% improvement in customer retention leads to a 95% improvement in profit: that’s a fact. By bringing together your marketing, sales, and customer service systems, SAP and our partners help small and midsize businesses like yours thrive in today's experience economy.

The Difference Between Customer Service vs. Customer Loyalty

In today’s digital economy, it’s challenging to keep up with customer demands and stay ahead of the competition. You need modern tools to lead the market and provide a relevant, personalized experience to customers throughout their buying journey. Learn how itelligence helps businesses achieve customer loyalty by implementing SAP Cloud for Sales.

In-Store Technology Transforms the Shopping Experience

Using machine learning and image recognition, retailers now have greater ability to help their customers even after they’ve left the store. Keytree In-store Technology integrates with SAP C/4 HANA to create a 365-day relationship between shoppers and their trusted store associates. It enhances the intimacy of an in-store experience with a virtual relationship that customers will love.

Showcase 4: Your Future

Next-generation technologies are changing everything. 
The way we drive. The way we answer the door. Even how we interact with our kitchen appliances. Tech is transforming businesses into ones that are built to grow and thrive alongside technology. Never heard of artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain or machine learning? This showcase is for you. Next-gen tech can help you out-maneuver your competition and drive efficiency. You’ll be excited about what the future has in store.

Does Your Machine Have a “Digital Twin”?

Manufacturers are now leveraging SAP Machine Learning and AI to propel innovation all while enabling a platform for eCommerce. NIMBL has built an app that intelligently connects machines, technologies, people and business, and is helping customers to take control over their digital journey.

High-Tech Transforms Modern Rugby

The risk of concussion and head injury has long been a danger within sport, with the highest proportion seen in men’s rugby. SAP teamed up with Sports & Wellbeing Analytics and Keytree, coming together to create the PROTECHT platform.

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