Before joining Resonate Networks, Mr. Gernert served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Americas for Cybertrust. In the five-year period leading up to the sale of Cybertrust to Verizon for approximately $500 million, Mr. Gernert's region more than doubled its annual revenues from $36 million to $80 million. He was an instrumental player on the executive team that orchestrated, negotiated, and completed the transaction with Verizon.
Previously, at Digex, Incorporated, a global web hosting and managed services provider, Mr. Gernert grew a start-up company into a business with an annual revenue run rate of $240 million. During his tenure he helped Digex raise over $1.3 billion through an IPO and secondary offering and was part of the team that sold Digex to WorldCom in a $5.7 billion transaction. Mr. Gernert has also held management positions with Evergreen Information Technologies and RCI.