Co-founder at GBW Strategies, Raleigh, North Carolina
Billy is a writer, business consultant and performer. As co-founder of the PR firm GBW Strategies, his experience includes significant client engagements with Facebook, Dole, Uber and Google. Billy is a frequent guest of The Monti, a popular storytelling showcase, where he has been a nominee for ‘best comedic performance.’ He was the winner of the inaugural Oak City Bard Brawl and is a regular political commentator on TWCNews’ “Capital Tonight.” Billy was an executive producer at E! Entertainment Networks as the company grew from 35 million to more than 100 million subscribers. His work has earned Telly Awards (advertising), a Pollie Award (public affairs) and a regional Emmy nomination.
Moderator: Coming soon! Agency-Client Relationships: Tinder vs. eHarmony by Brent Barbour — Fast or forever? When surveying the state of relationships in 2016 (personal or professional), that seems to be the fundamental question. After all, the process of making good advertising is a complicated engagement that requires a common set of beliefs, intelligence, communication, risk-taking and trust. Today, […]