Gerry has four decades of experience in technology, corporate communications and public relations.
Gerry Corbett is a founder and CEO of Redphlag LLC, a strategic public relations, marketing management and executive coaching consulting firm, a position he has held since January 2008. He also served as 2012 Chair & CEO of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA,) the world’s largest member organization of public relations practitioners. He served on the PRSA board for eight years and is accredited in public relations (APR) and a member of the PRSA College of Fellows.
Prior to Redphlag, he was vice president for 13 years of the Branding and Corporate Communications Group and general manager of Web Strategy Center of Hitachi, Ltd., a $100 billion Tokyo based technology company. He previously served several other leading Fortune 200 firms, including Loral Corporation, ASARCO Incorporated, Gould Inc. and International Harvester Company. He also was program manager and senior account executive with the public relations firm of Creamer Dickson Basford in Providence, RI. He launched his career in Silicon Valley as a scientific programmer at the NASA Ames Research Center and later as a technical writer.