Gary Gauba

Gary Gauba

Founder and MD, The CXO Fund

Gary Gauba is a successful entrepreneur with over 20+ years of executive management experience. He has a remarkable ability to build sustainable brands through visionary leadership, business acumen and strong execution. Gary is known for founding start-ups and transforming them into market leaders.

He is currently Founder and Managing Director of The CXO Fund. Previously, he was Chief Enterprise Relationship Officer (Office of the CEO) and President of Advanced Solutions Group. Prior to that, he was President of CenturyLink Cognilyt– Cognilytics was acquired by CenturyLink in 12/14. He was CEO & Founder of Cognilytics Inc. global provider of Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Cyber Security & IoT.

In the past two decades, Gauba, boot strapped, self-funded and successfully exited three companies: Softline, Systech and Cognilytics. Entrepreneur Magazine in 1997 ranked Softline as the second fastest growing company in the U.S.A. – prior to acquisition by KPMG. Currently, on the board of Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Advisory Board of DocuSign and other emerging companies. Gauba‚Äôs passion is to mentor and encourage emerging entrepreneurs, and nurturing & guiding the millennials. His hobbies include: power lifting, fine wine and food, golf and philanthropy…