Jerry Gechter

Founder and VP -

OnState Communications -


Jerry Gechter is a founder of OnState Communications. In his role as vice president of product management he is responsible for development of product requirements and managing the realization through engineering and business development. He brings an extraordinarily broad view of the industry, based on 30 years of experience touching all parts of the product lifecycle.

Prior to OnState Jerry had responsibility for product management and worldwide deployment of the network carrier version of GeoTel's (later Cisco's) contact center product line. This was a remarkably successful product in both marketshare and value for its customers. Earlier Jerry was a co-founder of Unifi Communications, developer of one of the first network-based ACD's, originally deployed using ISDN. He began his career at Bell Labs in the early days of digital switching and CCS7. He has a PhD in mathematics from MIT and holds eight US Patents.