Carlos Gil is a distinguished Marketing Executive, Digital and Social Media Strategist, Public Speaker and Entrepreneur. Carlos has extensive retail and CPG marketing experience leading social media programs in partnership with PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Frito Lay, Tostitos, Mondelez, Unilever, Franks RedHot and other consumer packaged goods brands. Previously, Carlos developed strategy and led the launch for all of Winn-Dixie’s social channels, social listening, and blogger influencer program yielding exceptional consumer engagement and brand awareness. Carlos also served as Head of Digital and Social Media 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.
Leveraging strong entrepreneurial acumen, Carlos founded JobsDirectUSA.com in 2008. Through social media, Carlos increased brand awareness for his start-up and organically built a database of 100,000+ career professionals and hiring companies. Carlos has been featured by CNNMoney.com in addition to other news media and was recognized by Fast Company Magazine in 2010 amongst the Top 50 “Most Influential People Online”. In addition to being a public speaker, Carlos is a writer/contributor to Social Media Today, one of the leading social media resources online.