Gerri is a managing director at Kensington Capital Partners and the leader of the firm’s Vancouver office where she serves as the manager of the $100 million BC Technology fund. Her cross-domain career includes more than 25 years’ experience spanning the fields of internet, mobile and digital media technologies, entrepreneurial business, and government policy.
Previously, Gerri was the founder and CEO of NCompass Labs, the internet digital content management company acquired by Microsoft in 2001. She then joined the Microsoft senior executive team as Country Manager for Canada for MSN. A former IBM consulting scholar and visiting scientist at IBM Research in New York, Gerri was also the first President of the British Columbia Government Premier’s Technology Council and the founding director of the ExCITE lab at Simon Fraser University, the first digital media technology R&D centre in Canada.
In addition to being a member of the Toronto Montreal Stock Exchange Board of Directors (TMX), Gerri is currently a director of the Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR), and serves as a Senior Innovation Strategist at Telefonica’s Advanced Multimedia Research Lab in Barcelona, Spain.