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The University of Calgary, MBA 1999
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Gary Kovacs

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.

Recent Milestones

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    Gary Kovacs added a position as CEO at AVG Technologies. (8/2/13)
    Posted 8/2/13 at 6:54pm
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    Gary Kovacs — Gary Kovacs named CEO of AVG Technologies (7/30/13)
    Posted 7/30/13 at 4:19am via avg.com
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as CEO at Mozilla. (10/14/10)
    Posted 10/14/10 at 9:29am
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as Senior Vice President, Markets, Solutions & Products at Sybase. (3/1/09)
    Posted 10/14/10 at 7:53pm
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as General Manager, Mobile at Adobe Systems. (1/1/07)
    Posted 10/14/10 at 7:53pm
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as Vice President, Product Group at Adobe Systems. (1/1/06)
    Posted 10/14/10 at 7:53pm
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as VP Product Marketing & Developers at Macromedia. (1/1/03)
    Posted 10/14/10 at 7:53pm
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as Founding President & COO at Zi Corporation. (1/1/99)
    Posted 7/20/13 at 9:04pm
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    Gary Kovacs added a position as Various Technical & Leadership Positions at IBM. (1/1/90)
    Posted 7/20/13 at 9:04pm

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A Community Message from Gary Kovacs - AVG’s New CEO

Added: 7/30/13

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    Gary Kovacs named Chief Executive Officer of AVG Technologies (blogs.avg.com) [edit]
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