Gabriel Stricker

Niantic, Inc.: Vice President of Communications
Gabriel Stricker is the Vice President of Communications at Niantic, Inc. which focuses on creating augmented reality games that encourage outdoor activity and exploration.  Previously, he served as the Vice President of Policy and Communications at Google Fiber, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Before that, Stricker worked as the Chief Communications Officer of Twitter Inc., where he led its public policy and media relations functions. He began his career in the electoral arena, having played a key role on campaigns for political and governmental clients around the world. He is the author of the bestselling book on guerrilla marketing, Mao In the Boardroom, published by St. Martin’s Press. Stricker received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and his master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. He sits on the boards of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and the Center for Investigative Reporting.