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.
Aug 2, 2013 - Current (about 3 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Member of the Advisory Board
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|Jul 8, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - Avast anuncia un acuerdo para adquirir AVG por 1.300 millones de dólares|
|Jul 8, 2016||Uber Gizmo - Avast To Acquire AVG For $1.3 Billion|
|Jul 7, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Avast Software is buying Dutch rival AVG for $1.3 billion|
|Jul 7, 2016||Tech.eu - Antivirus software firm AVG acquired by Avast Software for $1.3 billion|
|Jul 7, 2016||NeoWin - Avast to acquire its security rival AVG for $1.3 Billion|
|Jul 7, 2016||CIO New Zealand - Antivirus merger: Avast offers $1.3 billion for AVG|
|Jul 7, 2016||CIO Australia - Antivirus merger: Avast offers $1.3 billion for AVG|