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Chairman @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Boston
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Person Details

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As an Entrepreneur in Residence at General Catalyst Partners, Rob Gierkink focuses on investing in early stage technology companies.

Prior to founding DataLogix, Rob co-founded three of the world’s largest cross-merchant loyalty programs. He was most recently CEO of Loyalty Management Group (LMG), the company that operates the United Kingdom’s largest loyalty program, Nectar, with over 50% of UK households participating. Under Rob’s leadership, the company grew from start-up to over $400 million in revenues in under six years. LMG was sold to Group Aeroplan in December 2007 in a $750 million cash transaction. He also co-founded the largest loyalty programs in Canada (Air Miles Reward Program) and the Netherlands (Air Miles Program), which today have 70% and 50% of households participating in their respective countries. He has keynoted the DMA’s annual conference, and served as a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and London Business School.

Rob is a graduate of Ryerson University, earning a Bachelor of Business Management and Harvard Business School, where he received an M.B.A.

Jobs (10)

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Guest Lecturer
2007
Feb 1, 2015
Founder & CEO
2006
2007
EIR/Partner
1999
2006
Co-Founder & CEO
1993
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Co-Founder & Managing Director
1991
1993
Co-Founder
1986
1989
Sales Manager
1987
1988
Sales Manager

Board & Advisor Roles (2)

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  • Chairman
    Jun, 2016
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Oct, 2011

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$19M / Series BPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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