Gary Kovacs

Gary Kovacs
  • Chief Executive Officer, AVG Technologies, USA

BCom and MBA (Hons), Univ. of Calgary. Ten years with IBM in leadership positions in product mgmt, sales, marketing and operations, global software division; then led the successful creation and growth of Zi Corporation, a company specializing in embedded software and services for mobile and consumer devices. Former senior leadership roles including: Senior Vice-President, Markets, Solutions & Products, Sybase (through its acquisition by SAP); General Manager and Vice-President, Mobile and Devices, Adobe; Vice-President, Product Marketing, Macromedia (through its acquisition by Adobe). Currently, CEO, Mozilla Corporation, responsible for leading the overall direction of the organization and the Firefox Web browser.