Person Overview

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Primary:
Chairman at Datalogix
Past:
Sales Manager at Teledirect Publications, Sales Manager at Yellow Pages Group, See All (7)
Education:
Harvard Business School, Ryerson University

Detailed Description

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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.

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