W. Gordon Kruberg, M.D. - President and CEO
Gordon Kruberg has been President and CEO since founding the company in October 2003. Over the course of his career, Dr. Kruberg has been involved in over thirty US-based companies as a venture investor, member of the board of directors or executive team (including Chairman, CEO, or President.) Immediately prior to founding Gumstix, Gordon was CEO of Deersoft, acquired by Network Associates in December 2002. His background includes seven years with Grace Horn Ventures, managing investments in software, biotechnology and medical high-technology startups. Gordon holds an A.B. degree in Human Biology, a M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.D. degree from Northwestern University.
Gumstix, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the development of advanced computer-on-module products. Based in San Jose, California, USA, Gumstix designs, manufactures and distributes open-source products based on Texas Instruments and Marvell applications processors that are known for their tiny size, wide range of function and lower power requirements. Customers worldwide leverage Gumstix technology both in their product development as well as in the production of their commercial and industrial products.
A broad range of hardware, software and mechanical engineering skills has allowed Gumstix to bring many innovative and groundbreaking products to market successfully. This drive for innovation has led to several industry firsts that began with our launch of the world's smallest, commercially available, Linux computers and boards with a worldwide community-based support network, in May of 2004.
Since being founded in October of 2003, the company's approach to product pricing, quality control, and community-based support has attracted thousands of customers worldwide. Its organic growth through product sales has enabled the company to expand significantly without any outside investment. Gumstix currently boasts having customers located in more than 50 countries.
Based in Northern California, Gumstix, Inc. is privately held.
|2013||Gumstix launched Geppetto, its design platform for creating embedded systems intuitively.|
|2012||Gumstix announced the OMAP4430-based DuoVero Crystal COM, the first in its line of next-generation DuoVero computers-on-modules.|
|2010||Gumstix opened its research and development center Gumstix Research (Canada) Ltd. in Vancouver, BC.
Over 15,000 customers worldwide.
|2009||Gumstix launched its Overo Seires of COMs, based on Texas Instruments' OMAP3 Applications processors|
|2008||Gumstix OpenEmbedded software and new developer site at Gumstix.net launched in a move to provide leading package management and software version control.|
|2007||Gumstix products purchased by customers located in more than forty (40) countries worldwide.|
|2006||Lower costs from significant year over year sales growth combined with further supply chain management streamlining was extended to customers as lower product pricing at www.gumstix.com.|
|2005||Gumstix' first major OEM customers begin product roll-outs.|
|2005||Gumstix announced its next generation Gumstix connex motherboard with compact flash and 10/100 MBit ethernet expansion boards.|
|2004||Gumstix entered the wireless world with the announcement of optional Bluetooth® connectivity.|
|2004||The world's smallest commercially available Linux boards and computers were officially introduced with Gumstix first motherboard alongside the Waysmall computer: about the size of a stick of gum.|
|2003||Gumstix Inc. founded on the belief that market demand for ubiquitous computing -- particularly products that support open source solutions such as Linux -- will drive requirements for modular device components|
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