the world's information on every device
As one of the earliest entrants to conquer the mobile space, we recognized a need to help companies boast an integrated web experience across any platform and on any device. As champions for businesses big and small, our platform delivers a website that responds perfectly on a desktop, mobile device or tablet.
The platform is currently used globally by leading publishers, technology companies and local businesses to power websites, applications and messaging programs. The platform integrates more than 1,200 data sources from inventory management systems, content management systems, customer management systems and more to ensure consistently updated websites.
Gumiyo's services are commercially proven, powering more than 27,000 sites and apps, and reaching over 150,000 small businesses. Leveraging Cloud Computing, our technology is highly scalable. With a team of technology leaders, Gumiyo is currently deploying the next generation of its products, creating an optimized experience for every device and seamlessly delivering the world's information, anytime and anywhere.
The Company was founded in 2006, is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA and maintains field offices in Chicago and San Francisco. The technology platform is currently deployed with clients across the United States, Australia, Africa, Asia and Europe.
Shuki Lehavi, CEOShuki Lehavi co-founded Gumiyo in 2006, and has been the company's leading voice ever since. Today, as the Chief Executive Officer, Shuki continues to lead Gumiyo's dynamic team in building the company's unique platform and portfolio of products.Shuki is an avid technologist with more than 15 years of successful experience in managing and developing enterprise applications in the banking, healthcare, automotive, and mobile industries. He enjoys working with founders and solving business, product and technology problems.When he is not working around the clock, Shuki spends time with his wife and three kids, and gets bypassed every year at the LA Marathon by the group of Elvis impersonators.
Richard Abronson, VP Marketing & Enterprise SalesRich co-founded Gumiyo, and launched the company's efforts into the Real Estate, media and agency space. Currently, Rich heads Enterprise Sales for Gumiyo, overseeing the efforts concerning company's large enterprise clients and partners.Rich brings more than 15 years of experience; focused on digital media, direct response marketing, ecommerce and design. Throughout his career, Rich has often facilitated the introduction of cutting-edge technologies to large agencies and organizations.In his free time, Rich plays in a band and reminisces of the days his hair was long and his nights were even longer.
Fabian Schonholz, VP OperationsFabian comes to Gumiyo with more than 25 years of management experience in which he has worked with small and mid-sized companies to grow profitably in emerging industries. He has had particular success in establishing company-wide processes that allow an organization to reach its potential. Previous to Gumiyo, Fabian served as the Vice President of Technology for Internet Brands, a new media company that operates media, community and e-commerce sites in multiple verticals markets. Prior to that he worked as the Chief Technology Officer for Zumbox as well as Hoodiny Entertainment Group. Fabian also served as Vice President of Technology for Pictage and currently sits on the Board of Advisors for Prodege. When Fabian isn't helping businesses grow from good to great, he's hanging out with his wife, daughter and son – and when he's not doing that, he is most likely playing his guitar somewhere.
Tim Repsher, Director SalesTim has more 20 years experience in interactive marketing, business development and operations in front line management roles with companies such as Gannett, K-VA-T Food Stores and Media General. Achievements include being part of the first new media team for Gannett's Democrat and Chronicle websites in 1995, designing and implementing Media General's mobile initiatives and gaining international industry recognition for new media marketing. Since 2003 Tim has focused on utilizing wireless services to connect businesses with consumers; his insights on mobile opportunities have been frequently published and presented at media conferences. When not ringing the sales bell, Tim is spending time with his wife and three children. Otherwise, he's likely gone fishin'.
Jim Justinich, Director Account ManagementJim is the Director of Account Management, leading a team of strategists who help partners monetize and grow within the mobile space. Before joining the team in 2008, Jim managed accounts for DME Automotive, 5Square Systems and Reynolds & Reynolds. Before he spent more than a decade in the automotive industry, Jim managed operations at Hanna-Barbera animation studios. Jim and his wife have two daughters and a Pug. When he isn't spending time with this band of characters, you can find him playing drums with other bands.
Board of Directors
Chuck AbronsonA serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of two technology companies, Chuck managed the successful IPO, Amplica, Inc., and its subsequent merger with COMSAT. His second company, EEsof, was an industry leader in high-frequency EDA software for which he led a merger with Hewlett-Packard in 1993. He is currently co-founder and Chairman of CAP Wireless, Inc., a telecommunications and defense electronics company, and is Managing GP of Accordance Ventures, LP, which holds investments in real estate and public and private corporations. As a limited partner in a number of VC firms, Mr. Abronson served on the boards of VC-backed technology companies and assisted in or directed their merger and sale activities. A graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Chuck also completed the UCLA Executive Program in Management.
Harvey OlifsonHarvey was the co-founder of a microwave technology company that provided equipment to the aerospace and telecommunications industries. Upon acquisition of his first company, he went on to co-found and is currently co-president of one of the most successful manufacturer's rep companies in Southern California, specializing in servicing defense electronics and commercial communications markets. As one of the original investors and board members in a CAD/CAE software company, Harvey helped the company successfully raise additional rounds of financing. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering of the University of Southern California.
Yuri PikoverYuri has been instrumental in a series of Southern California tech companies. In 1993 he co-founded Calabasas-based Xylan Corporation, which invented network-wide switching technology and grew to over $300 million in revenues in four years. Xylan was sold to Alcatel for $2 billion in 1999. Mr. Pikover then moved on to be CEO of Access 360, based in Orange County, which pioneered automated organization-wide access control, and which was sold to IBM in the depths of the tech downturn. Most recently, Mr. Pikover has been a leader in developing systems that support automotive dealerships.
Bob HawkBob brings a wealth of expertise and contacts to his role on Gumiyo's board, and provides guidance and support for the company's strategic endeavors. He has had various CEO-level leadership positions at major telecommunications companies and has guided numerous private companies through financings and initial public offerings.Prior to joining Gumiyo, Bob was President and CEO of U.S. West Multimedia Communications, Inc. where he was responsible for the MediaOne cable business and the Time Warner partnership until he retired in 1997. From 1986 until 1995, he was President of the Carrier Division of U.S. West Communications, Inc. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Planning for CXC Corporation, a high-technology start-up and before that was Director, Advanced Systems Development for ATT/American Bell.During 1997-2002, Bob served as a Special Limited Partner of Crosspoint Venture Partners. During that time, he served on the boards or advisory boards of twenty companies that went public. Bob currently serves as a director of Covad Communications (Nasdaq) and Centillium Communications (Nasdaq) and several private high-technology companies.