MBA - Stanford Graduate School of Business

BA - Yale University


Gerry Barañano


Gerry was Vice President of Marketing and Sales for companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to startups and was instrumental in positioning and closing the sale of Xros, a telecommunications startup for $2.2 billion. 

Gerry brings a comprehensive understanding of all the elements necessary to start a successful technology company from his experience as founder and CEO of several startup companies. He has hands-on experience in launching products and services in the telecommunications, computer manufacturing, software, hardware, and green/clean tech industries.

Today, as principal of The RevLaunch Company, Gerry consults for high technology companies and the R&D divisions of the world’s largest corporations in the area of business development, technology commercialization strategy, product positioning, and go-to-market strategies. Clients include FujiFilm, Fujitsu, NTT-AT, and smaller companies offering embedded software products, open-source software, and hardware products. 

Prior, Gerry was VP Sales at Nortel Networks. Earlier in this career, Gerry held positions in a variety of disciplines including sales, finance, and operations in companies that included AT&T, US WEST, and Univision.

Gerry earned a B.A. from Yale University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.