Rip Gerber is a biochemical engineer, technologist, and author. He has led 3 technology IPOs (including one Bloomberg named 'IPO of the Year'), patented several new technologies, built award-winning products and assembled talented global teams. He has 25 years' experience building disruptive, market-leading companies, raising over $500M in venture and IPO funds that have delivered a collective 8x return on invested capital. He started his career at the Central Intelligence Agency.
Rip Gerber holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia. He lives in San Francisco, California and spends most nights sleeping in airplanes flying over oceans.