Head of Product Development
Gary is a results oriented leader with a strong track record including multiple successful startup exits and responsibility for organizations delivering annual revenues in excess of $500MM. Success in growing and leading teams, both in Fortune 50 companies and small startups, has shaped Gary’s leadership style. This can be summarized as “relentlessly finishing great products and delivering them at scale to satisfy customer’s needs”.
During his career, Gary has launched several new products and has achieved significant revenue growth and improved profitability of existing products. Several of these products have market defining patent awarded intellectual property (IP) that changed core aspects of networking, communications, and healthcare.
Gary has led teams at Cisco, Cerent, Raytheon, Xenter, Zipit Wireless, and ECI Telecom / Telematics. Products and services from these companies span markets including internet, healthcare, and consumer applications in critical uses such as core internet infrastructure, first responder products, and military applications.
Gary is currently the Head of Product at blinkcns helping develop a data cloud and eye movement collection devices that support early, accurate and ongoing diagnosis of Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders.
Gary has a MS EE and a BS ChE from George Washington and Clemson respectively. He is active in the Red Cross, serving as a regional board member. He is a past member of Clemson University President’s Advisory board and the George Washington University School of Engineering Advisory Board.