Chris Ruff

Chris Ruff

CEO & President
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As CEO & President Glympse, Chris is responsible for leading the company’s growth and global strategy, facilitating company activity in sales, marketing, partnerships and product development. With over 25 years experience in the technology industry, he has great success translating corporate business visions into effective technology strategies and changes. Chris has spent 20+ years in various executive leadership roles in the software, mobile and IoT industries. Before coming to Glympse, he spent 12 years as CEO and President of UIEvolution (now Xevo), a global leader in enterprise software for the connected car, mobile, hospitality and the Internet of Things.

Jim Mullen

Jim Mullen

CFO
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Jim is Chief Financial Officer at Glympse, where he leads financial strategy and manages the company’s fiscal activities. Jim brings extensive corporate finance and accounting experience, in both public and private leading edge technology companies. He excels at building efficient and scalable business operations to enable company growth objectives. Prior to Glympse, Jim held senior financial roles at The Sienna Group, aQuantive, Teledesic and AT&T Wireless. He began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen.

Cami Zimmer

Cami Zimmer

EVP Business Development & Marketing
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As EVP of Business Development & Marketing, Cami is responsible for creating and implementing strategies to enhance new business opportunities and elevate the company’s corporate brand through marketing, communications and public relations. Working directly with Fortune 1000 partners and customers, she supports revenue growth objectives centered around Glympse’s proven location services technology. Before joining Glympse, Cami spent 2 decades leading companies in boosting brand awareness and initiating profitable business development and marketing operations.

Rob Foley

Rob Foley

VP of Customer Solutions
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Rob is Vice President of Customer Solutions at Glympse, where he leads the team that is building, delivering and supporting customer and partner solutions built on Glympse’s powerful location platform. He has over fifteen years of experience as a solutions engineering and product management leader, and is an expert when it comes to driving purpose-built solutions that drive transformation and results for each of our unique customers and partners. Prior to joining Glympse, Rob led product and solutions teams at SEVEN Networks, Ericsson and Akamai Technologies, and spent his earlier years as a lead systems engineer at Amdocs. Rob received his technology degree from the University of Limerick in Ireland.

John Gruender

John Gruender

VP of Engineering
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As VP of Engineering at Glympse, John brings over fifteen years of IT and management experience to his role. He’s responsible for the engineering organization, ensuring Glympse delivers high-quality, scalable, user-friendly products to its global customers. His strong delivery background and track record of success managing large, cross-functional teams are the driving force behind Glympse’s technology. Before he joined Glympse, John spent years leading major initiatives at some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Disney, AT&T, Clearwire, and most recently Infospace.

Chris Park

Chris Park

VP of Partner Platform
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Chris is the Vice President of Partner Platform at Glympse. He is responsible for defining the product strategy and roadmap for Glympse’s location sharing platform. He works with partners to integrate Glympse’s location sharing APIs across the connected car, connected home, IoT and wearable industries. Prior to joining Glympse, Chris successfully lead product initiatives at great companies like Amazon, HTC and T-Mobile. Chris has an engineering background and received his degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada.

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Jim Smolen

VP of Business Development & Alliances
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As VP of Business Development & Alliances at Glympse, Jim is responsible for forging key business partnerships that grow company sales, increase distribution, and support the company vision. Jim brings to Glympse over 25 years of engineering and business development experience deploying innovative wireless location solutions to customers throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to joining Glympse, Jim was the VP of Global Alliances at Life360, where he increased subscribers by creating partnerships with leading enterprise, IoT, and security companies.

Heinrich Van Der Westhuizen

Heinrich Van Der Westhuizen

VP of Sales, EMEA
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Heinrich leads sales execution for Glympse across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is responsible for all sales strategy, revenue, market growth and regional expansion. A seasoned sales executive, Heinrich has more than two decades of experience building high performance teams that deliver turnkey enterprise solutions to clients within the USA, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. He and his teams have sold and implemented projects across multiple disciplines such as ERP, eCommerce, CRM, complex supply chain solutions, wireless security, data encryption, data security standards and mobile solutions. Prior to joining Glympse, Heinrich founded and ran Gameplan Group Ltd.

Board Members

Chairman of the Board

Managing Director – Menlo Ventures

Partner – Ignition Ventures

Vice President – UMC Capital

Founding Partner – Cross Pacific Capital

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