Porter Gale is an internationally known author, public speaker and start-up advisor with over 20 years of experience working in marketing, advertising and independent filmmaking. Currently, she is the General Manager of the Marketing Vertical for Globality, a new company that’s building an ecosystem for global trade. She is also an advisor for WePay, Zozi, Hint Water, Accompany, TrueFacet, AirPR, Vurb, UpLift, SenderGen and N3twork.
From 2007 to 2011, Porter was Vice President of Marketing at Virgin America. Prior to Virgin America, she also held the post of General Manager at Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners San Francisco. She was awarded the Changing The Game Award, by The Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), was on AdAge’s Digital Hotlist, iMedia Top 25-Digital Marketers and named a Digital Passionista by The Huffington Post.
In the independent film world, Porter produced or directed documentaries that aired on Lifetime, PBS, Channel 4/England and in film festivals around the globe. Porter's film work has been honored by the Directors Guild of America, The Academy of Motion Pictures & Sciences and Filmmaker Magazine. She is also the author of Your Network is Your Net Worth, published by Atria Books. Porter has a BSBA from Boston University and a Masters in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University.