Andy Krainak serves as the President of VeeFriends, an NFT project created by Gary Vaynerchuk. VeeFriends is one of the top 5 global NFT projects and has amassed more than $100MM since its launch in May of 2021. In this capacity, he oversees operations for the VeeFriends intellectual property and community of NFT token holders for Vaynerchuk.
Prior to joining VeeFriends, Andy served as Executive Vice President of Team GaryVee. For seven years, he was in charge of leading Team GaryVee — the team of 20+ people that make up the media and content engine behind Vaynerchuk’s personal brand.
Andy started his career with Vaynerchuk as an intern for Gary to promote what would become his third NY Times Best Seller, ‘Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook,’ it all started with a tweet to Gary asking for a chance to work for free.
Since that successful campaign, Andy has grown the brand team to include software developers, videographers, engineers, analysts, brand and community managers. Together, they have launched two more NY Times Bestselling books, ‘#AskGaryVee and ‘Crushing It,’ three KSwiss sneaker launches and in 2020 helped raise over 50 million dollars through the All in Challenge.
Focused on digital and brand strategy, Andy specializes in social media content development and creation, influencer marketing, audience development, digital advertising, e-commerce and organic social marketing.
A graduate of Virginia Tech University, Andy gives away all his best advice @Krainak.