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Gary Kovacs is the CEO of AVG Technologies with the responsibility for leading the overall direction of the organization.

Prior to joining AVG, Gary was the CEO of Mozilla and held senior leadership roles as Senior VP of Markets, Solutions & Products at Sybase (through its acquisition by SAP earlier this year), as General Manager and VP of Mobile & Devices at Adobe and as VP of Product Marketing at Macromedia (through its acquisition by Adobe).

Previously, he led the successful creation and growth of Zi Corporation, a company specializing in embedded software and services for mobile and consumer devices.

Prior to Zi Corporation, Gary spent 10 years at IBM in leadership positions in product management, sales, marketing and operations within the global software division.

He holds a bachelor of commerce and an MBA with distinction, from the University of Calgary.

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CEO

Aug 2, 2013 - Current   (about 3 years)
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Oct 14, 2010
Mar 15, 2013
CEO
Mar, 2009
Oct, 2010
Senior Vice President, Markets, Solutions & Products
2007
2009
General Manager, Mobile
2006
2007
Vice President, Product Group
2003
2006
VP Product Marketing & Developers
1999
2003
Founding President & COO
1990
1999
Various Technical & Leadership Positions

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