Gabe Kleinman

Founder Solutions & Marketing

Gabe leads founder solutions and marketing at Obvious, helping companies build resilient, values-driven operations and stewarding the Obvious brand.

He was previously at Medium where he led People Operations, Product Marketing, Partnerships, and Social Impact (not all at once). Prior to Medium Gabe co-led the Design for Learning practice at IDEO, helping organizations in the private, public, and social sectors tackle large-scale challenges in education. Gabe began his career at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) working across CAA Marketing, the CAA Foundation, and strategic agency initiatives for over a decade.

He serves on the advisory board of Marketplace from American Public Media and recently co-founded an organization dedicated to ending the megafire crisis in the United States. Gabe received a B.A. in Philosophy and Anthropology from Cornell University.

He grew up a Hartford Whalers fan, learned about organic farming the hard way, and tracks all the cheeses he eats in a dairy diary.