SVP, Business Planning
As SVP of Business Planning, Gabe Garner partners with new clients from the start of the pitch process to the final execution, consulting with Firstborn’s strategy, creative and technical teams during production to ensure that the user experience matches the project vision.
Gabe brings over 15 years of experience in digital development and production to the table, including roles at high profile agencies such as Hilllman Curtis and Attik. Garner, who began his career as a flash developer and initially spent a year at Firstborn as a senior developer, was also previously director of interactivity at Sarkissian Mason NY, where he focused on digital ideation, design, and product development for clients like Mazda, Boeing, HBO and ESPN. He has leveraged this holistic technical history into translating business goals into digital experiences for Firstborn clients such as Supercell, S&P Global and PepsiCo.
Gabe has spoken on the stages of FITC, CreativeCircus, Style Frames and the OFFFestival, and has contributed bylines to publications like Campaign and The Drum.