About Embedify, LLC
Jerry Gipper began his career in the embedded computing industry in 1981. Since that time, he has held a variety of positions in systems engineering, sales, product marketing, business development, and strategic planning. His technology and marketing experience spans embedded computing technologies from VMEbus, PMC, CompactPCI, AdvancedTCA, various embedded motherboard technologies, embedded microprocessorsand SoCs, Embedded Windows, Linux, and real-time operating systems.
During his career at Motorola, Jerry had the leadership product marketing role in the worldwide rollout of over 25 major and very successful product lines, several of which received industry recognition.
Strategic planning is one of Jerry's strengths. He spent several years leading a team responsible for the overall business development and long range strategic planning at Motorola Computer Group. Responsibilities included the evaluation of possible acquisitions and investments, market research, technology management, standards development, and alliance program development.
Jerry is recognized as a major industry authority in embedded computing technologies and products. He has written numerous articles and papers for the industry, spoken at various conferences, and has participated in an executive role with several key industry related associations, including the VITA, PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturers Group (PICMG), the Service Availability Forum (SAF), and the Embedded Linux Consortium.
Jerry holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and a master's degree in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University.