Rip Gerber is the founder of “Location-as-a-Service” (LaaS) and built Locaid into world’s largest LaaS platform that now locates over 350 million wireless devices for the world’s biggest banks, mobile agencies, brands and application developers.
Rip is a noted mobile industry visionary, entrepreneur, public company executive and international best-selling author.
Prior to Locaid, Rip served in senior executive roles at various public and private companies.
At Nokia, he served as General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer of Intellisync, where he’s recognized for transforming the company’s brand and products and orchestrating the $510M acquisition by Nokia.
Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President at Carlson, a $38 billion company and one of the largest family-held corporations in the United States.
Rip was also on the founding executive team of Commtouch, where, as Chief... See More
President & Chief Executive OfficerAug, 2009
Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer1999 - Jan, 2001
Senior Vice President, Global Co-Head of Hi-Tech2001 - Jan, 2002
Managing Director & Group Vice President2002 - Jan, 2004
Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager2004 - Jan, 2006
Head of Software Strategy2008 - Jan, 2009
Senior Director, Card Marketing1987 - Jan, 1990
General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer