- Anthony Gioeli
I am a Silicon Valley-based executive and author of International Business Expansion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Launch Your Company Into Other Countries. My first company helped launch the wireless PDA market, my second became the market leader in biometrics for mobile phones, and my third offered the first desktop Android IP phone.
I have over 30 years of experience managing fast growth high technology companies, specializing in building and leading global organizations. I have served as President & CEO of three US-based technology companies: CloudTC, Inc., Atrua Technologies, Inc. and AirPrime, Inc. Two of the companies (CloudTC and AirPrime), were acquired by foreign corporations, and the third generated over 80% of its business overseas. I also served as a division General Manager at Xircom, and as VP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development at several companies in the technology industry that were headquartered in Australia, Europe and North America. In my more recent positions, I have been Vice President of Marketing for large public technology company based in the US (Synaptics, Inc.) and a Swiss biometrics startup (KeyLemon SA). Currently, I am an Executive Vice President and General Manager at Pixelworks, Inc., a Silicon-Valley-based visual processing technology company.
Earlier in my career, I worked at large multinational corporations including AT&T, Compaq Computer Corporation (acquired by Hewlett Packard) and IBM in various roles in engineering, marketing, finance, and sales. Throughout his career, my focus has been on international business. Some of my activities have included setting up an R&D center in China; opening up sales and support offices in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UK; establishing joint development agreements with companies in Bulgaria, India, Romania, South Korea, and Taiwan; and forming strategic partnerships with companies in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
My educational background consists of earning a BSEE from New York Institute of Technology and an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California.