Carlos Gil is a first-generation Latino marketing executive, international keynote speaker, and award-winning Snapchat storyteller with over a decade of experience leading social media strategy for global brands including LinkedIn, Winn-Dixie, Save-A-Lot, and BMC Software. Carlos’ work has been featured by Harvard Business Review, Inc., Entrepreneur, and Social Media Examiner in addition to dozens of trade publications. Presently, Carlos is the CEO and Founder of Gil Media Co., a full-service marketing firm based in Los Angeles, California which works with Fortune 500 clients including DocuSign, Western Union, and Keller Williams.
As a dynamic and charismatic speaker, Carlos’ speaking pedigree includes bilingual keynote speeches for clients across the United States, Europe, and South America in addition to presenting at prominent marketing industry events such as Social Media Marketing World. Carlos is also an Advisory Board member for Hispanicize, the largest U.S. Hispanic marketing conference and diversity event.
Carlos’ track record includes leading consumer-facing digital and social media programs in partnership with Super Bowl 47, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay, Tostitos, Mondelez, and Unilever as Social Media Manager for Winn-Dixie, where he developed strategy and led the launch of all Winn-Dixie’s social channels, social listening, and blogger influencer program. In addition, Carlos served as the Head of Digital Marketing for Save-A-Lot food stores, a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU INC., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest companies in the United States grocery channel.
In 2008, Carlos founded JobsDirectUSA.com as a result of a layoff in the financial services industry. Leveraging strong entrepreneurial acumen, Carlos raised awareness for his start-up through social media. Carlos’ start-up was featured by CNNMoney and other news media in addition to being recognized by Fast Company in 2010 among the Top 50 “Most Influential People Online”.
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