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Gerry Mecca

Global Chief Information Officer Tropicana Brands Group

Cutting-edge Senior Leader whose technology solutions and business acumen have enabled startups as well as established global companies to grow and thrive in highly competitive markets like IngramMicro, Applied Creative Technology, ConocoPhillips, Dr Pepper, Cadbury, Keurig, Datascan, and Tropicana. Works across organizations to develop, communicate and sell an innovative technology vision that drives companies forward.

MBA, Business Administration
Executive Education
BA, Communications 1978-1982
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Recent Posts

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Articles

As Pressure Around AI Returns Increases, Companies Using Should Know the Generative AI Basics

Gerry Mecca - April 15, 2024

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the surge of generative artificial intelligence (AI) and Large Language Models (LLMs) stands out as a particularly transformative development. It's a trend that's leading to a wealth of new AI-powered solutions for businesses to consider investing in, whether as part of their internal tech stack or as a potential sector of expansion.

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Articles

Successful Innovation in B2B Takes Bringing the Whole Company to the Table

Gerry Mecca - April 11, 2024

In the realm of business, the term 'innovation' is often tossed around like a shiny buzzword, suggesting a world of limitless possibilities and creative experimentation. Especially when tackling innovation in B2B, though, whether in the form of new business models, products, services, or partnerships, true innovation requires far more than mere brainstorming and ideation; it demands a disciplined and strategic approach to transform ideas into tangible, profitable outcomes.

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Articles

New Startups Must Invest in Cloud-Based Data for Long-Term Company Success and Cost Efficiency

Gerry Mecca - September 7, 2023

With the rise in rapid digital transformation, startups around the world are increasingly beginning their journeys as cloud-native entities. But what exactly is the benefit?

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Industrial IoT

Has COVID-19 Killed Email?: The Mecca Minute

Gerry Mecca - May 1, 2020

You know this COVID-19 scourge has quite obviously changed us forever. To still get things done everyone using Zoom and Teams to continue their work, school, church, scout meetings, family meetingsI call it Life Continuity.

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Sports & Entertainment

UPDATE: Reverchon Ballpark in Dallas Gets Another Second Chance

Gerry Mecca - January 6, 2020

Reverchon Park in Dallas has been a local sports staple for 100 years, and the famous ballpark has certainly seen its share of high and low points over the years. The park has been a staple in the community since its inception.

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