Gerry is the founder and CEO of Customer Carewords. He is widely regarded as the number one worldwide authority on managing web content as a business asset. Gerry has spoken, written and consulted extensively on web content management issues since 1994.
In 2006, he was described by The Irish Times as one of five visionaries who had had a major impact on the development of the Web. (The other four were Tim O´Reilly, Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, and Nicholas Negroponte.) In 2006, he received the Educational Contribution award from the Irish Internet Association.
In 2004, he was included in the 100 most influential figures in e-commerce in the UK and Ireland, as part of "An Internet Decade", which was organized by NOP World and E-Consultancy. In 2000, he received the Web Ireland Internet Industry Person of the Year award. He is a founding member of the Irish Internet Association and the Content Management Professionals Association.