Gil is the Managing Partner of Starfund (www.starfund.io), which invests in consumer focused technology companies. He also works closely with the CEO and CINO of Silverstein Properties on the future of residential and commercial real estate in a post Covid-19 world. As an active entrepreneur, he was an early adopter of crypto and is continuing to invest his time into this rapidly growing sector.
Gil was the President and Founder of HYPR, the market leader in data-driven influencer marketing automation solutions, which was sold to Juliusworks in April 2020. Under Gil’s leadership, HYPR won multiple awards, including the 2019 Best Content Marketing Tech Platform, and Best Influencer Marketing Platform awards by Digiday, the 2017 International Performance Marketing award for Best Saas/Tracking Platform, the 2017 MarCom Award for excellence in Print Media, and the 2018 Martech award for Best Influencer Marketing Management Platform.
Gil has revolutionized the way many of the world’s biggest agencies and brands are running influencer marketing by focusing on the same data, analytics, and audience demographic information relevant to traditional digital marketing. Gil was ranked #30 in the list of the most influential people in Influencer Marketing, and Nathan Latka crowned Gil as the “New King of Influencer Marketing” on his popular podcast. A veteran of over 200 celebrity endorsement deals, Gil has worked with many of the biggest names in music, film, and sports including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Pitbull, Lance Armstrong, Lil Wayne, Zendaya, Stephen Curry, and Serena Williams.
Gil is an accomplished public speaker and has delivered keynotes at notable influencer marketing conferences, including Influencer Marketing Days in New York City, and Influencer Marketing Hub in London.
Recipient of the 2017 Digiday Top Boss award in the technology industry, Gil is an expert operator, team builder, and marketing strategist. Gil is also a two-time winner of the MarCom award for Excellence in Marketing and Communications from Adweek.
Gil has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.