Gather Digital began building event apps in 2009. Since that time, Gather Digital has provided apps for hundreds of events and delighted hundreds of thousands of attendees and members. Gather Digital's mobile app suite and content management system serves a wide range of clients: from many of the major financial and banking institutions, to large technology firms, to state associations and smaller member organizations.
The company's CEO is Jon Phillips. Though Jon worked in Silicon Valley for years, he was happy to prove that successful technology companies can thrive somewhere beyond San Francisco. Jon has worked in interactive technology for more than 20 years. In 1995 he was at the forefront of web design and interactive marketing as the first hire at one of the most successful digital agencies, Digitas. For several years there, Jon focused on creating the initial and early Web presences for firms ranging from American Express, Hewlett Packard, and Adobe to Kraft Foods. Jon received an AB in Computer Science from Harvard College in 1990 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1995.