Person Overview

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Primary:
President & Chief Executive Officer at Locaid
Past:
Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer at Commtouch, Advisory Board at SignalDemand, See All (10)
Education:
Harvard Business School, University of Virginia
Born:
December, 1962

Description

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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

Experience (9)

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    Locaid

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Aug, 2009
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    Commtouch

    Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer
    1999 - Jan, 2001
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    DigitasLBi

    Senior Vice President, Global Co-Head of Hi-Tech
    2001 - Jan, 2002
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    Carlson Marketing

    Managing Director & Group Vice President
    2002 - Jan, 2004
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    Nokia

    Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager
    2004 - Jan, 2006
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    Newell Rubbermaid

    Head of Software Strategy
    2008 - Jan, 2009
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    American Express

    Senior Director, Card Marketing
    1987 - Jan, 1990
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    @once

    Founder
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    Intellisync

    General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer

Advisory Roles (3)

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Education (2)

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