Chris Ruff – CEO – Glympse

Chris Ruff – CEO – Glympse


I am an entrepreneur with a passion for building highly scalable and disruptive technology companies.  Today, I serve as CEO of Glympse an exciting location-as-a-service software company focused on improving communication, customer service and last-mile commerce using the powerful context of location. Additionally, I am investing in small startups and advising new CEO’s using the lessons I have learned over the last two decades.

A bit more about me. My technology leadership experience spans over 25 years in the software, mobile and IoT industries focused in the areas of management, business development, marketing, operations and finance. More importantly, I have deep operational experience defining corporate strategy, developing business plans and raising over $50 million in venture capital and debt needed to create successful high growth technology companies.

Additionally, I am recognized as a leading expert in the IoT, Connected Car, Hospitality, Cruise, Retail, eCommerce and Gig Economy technologies industries, speaking on NPR and at top industry events like CTIA, HITEC, TU Automotive, Consumer Telematics Show, Satellite, Pacific Crest Emerging Technology Summit, App Summit and many more. I earned an MBA from the University of Washington.

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