Deb Gabor

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Deb Gabor is the author of the bestselling book Branding is Sex and founder and CEO of Sol Marketing, a brand strategy consultancy obsessed with building winning brands.

Since 2003, the Sol Marketing team has led brand strategy engagements for organizations ranging from international household names like Dell, Microsoft and NBC Universal, to digital winners like Allrecipes, Cheezburger, HomeAway and RetailMeNot, and dozens of early-stage tech and digital media titans.

Through, a division of Sol Marketing, hundreds of startup founders have benefited from Deb’s wizardry for crafting pitches that entice investors to open their wallets to the tune of up to $100 million. Deb speaks at conferences and events all over the world and is a frequent contributor to business media sources including Fortune, Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal.

A displaced Midwesterner, Deb’s current home base is Austin, Texas, where she enjoys 300-plus days of sunshine and the best BBQ west of the Mississippi. You can reach Deb and the Sol team at and