Rich Gardner is currently VP, Global Strategic Partnerships at Klaviyo, a leader in marketing SaaS. For 15 years, Rich has built and led high-performing global sales and business development teams at hyper-growth tech and tech-enabled services businesses, including Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) and Catalant. At Klaviyo, Rich’s team is responsible for identifying and cultivating best-in-class technology and services partners in the ecommerce ecosystem. Prior to his executive roles, Rich practiced law in Washington, DC, and worked as a political operative. Rich holds a J.D. from the UVA Law School and his A.B. at Harvard College. He lives in Boston with his husband, Darrell, and basset hound, Harvey.