Gary Vela, born September 7th, 1982 is a Peruvian-American entrepreneur and Internet marketing specialist. Born and raised in the jungles of Peru, Vela emigrated to the United States at an early age and is best known as a web developer, digital marketer, and founder of leading Florida Digital Marketing Agency, Web Daytona.
Vela was born in Pucallpa, Peru to a single mother, where he discovered his love of business at an early age. Raised by a single mother in the Ucayali River region city, the young Vela began buying and selling as a child, picking and selling mangoes in nearby cities. He would collect and sell bugs to American tourists visiting his city, bringing home an income through his savvy business work.
In 1999, Vela successfully emigrated to the United States at the age of 17 years. Still a native Spanish speaker at this point, he immediately started a two-year process of learning and perfecting English to be able to do better business.
After two years, Vela began pursuing a software engineering career. From there, Vela moved on to freelancing while earning a four-year bachelor’s in business management becoming the first hispanic graduate from Daytona State College Bachelor's program in Business Management.