As CTO of Mattel, Gerjets is responsible for all aspects of Mattel’s technology implementation, including shared technology platforms, analytics, software and hardware development, and connected products.

Recognized as an enterprise technology visionary with a strong background in product development, data security, and privacy, Gerjets has more than 25 years of experience leading technology organizations and improving business results across a broad range of industries, including telecommunications, higher education and biotechnology. Prior to joining Mattel, Gerjets served as Chief Product Officer of Innovation. with modern forms of computing such as AI and IOT.

Before Innovation, Gerjets held key leadership positions with Time Warner Cable, where he served as CIO; Pearson, where he served as CTO and helped transform the quality of customer-facing education products and DIRECTV, where he served multiple executive roles, including SVP, Information Technology.