gabriel wilensky

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Gabriel Wilensky

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Accomplished visionary and strategic-minded product executive with over 20 years of experience with demonstrated success in driving performance and achieving superior results across world-class technology companies; demonstrated expertise in all core business functions from strategic planning and software development through product definition, user experience design, development, QA, marketing and deployment.

Insightful inventor and product developer in diverse areas such as consumer products, construction, automotive and others.

Author of a history book and many articles.

Founder of Thought Academy.


  • Wide-ranging global perspective; possesses in-depth understanding of disparate business cultures in diverse geographic regions; exceptional talent in global strategies.
  • Insightful, influential presenter with superior interpersonal skills; skilled in translating complex technical solutions into understandable business terms.
  • Champion of organizational and staff development with demonstrated experience in cultivating relationships and motivating talented teams forward to excellence.
  • Results-oriented strategist, focusing on perspectives from all parties involved to obtain full picture of situations before making intuitive leaps and developing solutions.
  • Organizes and drives extensive agendas in demanding settings.
  • Certified Scrum Agile Product Owner (CSPO) – Scrum Alliance

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USERS (millions)
Key Accomplishments


Key Professional Accomplishments

  • Led the design and development of the GoPro App for mobile and GoPro Studio for desktop, which were downloaded over 27 million times providing a complete virtuous circle ecosystem of hardware and software leading to increased camera usage and sales.

  • Managed the development of video editing capabilities for GoPro Studio, used to create over 45,000 videos a day resulting in increased camera use, viral dissemination of content and increased camera sales.

  • Played key roles in user interface design, documentation, design of demo videos and product management for Gryphon Software’s Morph, which received major media coverage launching the company to worldwide fame and resulting in millions of dollars in revenue from over a million copies sold.

  • Served as critical member of a team that created and implemented a groundbreaking, brand-new line of multimedia edutainment products, the Gryphon Activity Centers, resulting in key licensing agreements with Disney, DC Comics and others and leading to almost doubling company revenue.

  • Implemented techniques for the encoding of audio and video in the Activity Center products enabling large resolution video in PC applications for the first time and leading to the development of an entirely new line of products, two of which sold over a million copies each.

  • Selected as recipient of multiple honors and awards which contributed to increased company exposure and revenue.

Product Awards



BYTE Magazine

Award of Excellence

UCSD Connect Logo

UCSD Connect

Most Innovative New Product Award

Discover Magazine Logo

DISCOVER Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation


Pixar Logo

Pixar’s Renderama Contest

Third place prize


Software & Information Industry Association Codie Award

Best Business Application: Graphic


Software & Information Industry Association Codie Award:

Best Business Application: Best Personal Creativity Program

Eddy Statuette

MacUser Magazine Awards Editor’s Choice (Eddy) Finalist:

Best Desktop Diversion

Eddy Statuette

MacUser Magazine Awards Editor’s Choice (Eddy) Finalist:

Best New Special Effect

New Media Magazine Invision Logo

New Media Magazine’s InVision Contest

Bronze Award


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Career Highlights

Director Software Product Management

  • Mobile & Desktop Software Development
  • User Experience
  • Video Editing

Managed product team to drive overall product portfolio and entire product lifecycle for all desktop and mobile software products. Collaborated closely with UX team on user experience designs. Established and maintained the software product roadmap.

Senior Product Manager

  • Software Development Kit
  • TV Client Software
  • Developer Relations

Oversaw development of reference user interface and software development framework for Qualcomm’s uiOne mobile platform. Managed the development of third party BREW Extensions and applications for the Ecommerce, Location Based Services, Gaming and Information segments, the overhaul of the BREW web site and development of the uiOne Handset Development Kit (HDK) developer web site and HDK developer extranet.

Director of Research & Development - Founder

  • Video & Audio Processing and Compression
  • User Experience
  • Video Production

Product-managed the development of all software products. Developed corporate strategic business plan and financial objectives driving the software definition and user interface design. Managed the audio and video production and implementation team. Developed techniques for audio & video encoding. Wrote functional and design product specifications for all products.

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My expertise



User Experience

Business & Plannning


Work Portfolio

Work Portfolio

Key Products

I have worked on dozens of products, both software and hardware. Many of these are used by millions of people, and some have been showcased by the media worldwide.

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