Head of Partnerships & Business Development, FaZe Clan
Adam Bauer is a Media & Sales Executive with over a decade of experience leading Growth at successful venture-backed startups. Two of which, GIPHY & Shazam, resulted in acquisitions by Facebook & Apple respectively. Adam has extensive experience working with the world's leading Fortune 500 brands & media companies in the world of Gaming, Film, Television, Sports, Music, & more.
At GIPHY, built & led the revenue organization, launching GIPHY's first brand marketing platform "GIPHY for Marketers" – leading to a $400M acquisition in May of 2020 by Facebook. At Shazam, Adam was responsible for building best-in-class advertising partnerships with world renowned brands highlighted by Apple, who ultimately acquired Shazam in a $400M acquisition in September of 2018.
At FaZe Clan, Adam will oversee Partnerships & Business Development with FaZe's existing roster of partners along with Brands leaning into Gaming & Youth Culture marketing.