CEO, Mozilla Corporation
Gary Kovacs is the CEO of Mozilla Corporation, responsible for leading the overall strategy and direction of the organization and community behind the Firefox Web browser and other Mozilla products used by more than 500 million people in more than 100 countries.
Kovacs has an extensive background in building and accelerating technology companies worldwide. Prior to joining Mozilla, he was senior VP of Markets, Solutions and Products at SAP (through its acquisition of Sybase) and as general manager of Mobile and Devices at Adobe (through its acquisition of Macromedia).
Previously, he led the successful creation and growth of Zi Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed company specializing in embedded software and services delivered on more than 400 million mobile and consumer devices. He also spent 10 years at IBM in various product and leadership positions within the global software division. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and an M.B.A. with distinction from the University of Calgary.