Gilbert holds a PhD in electrical engineering. He is a corporate manager, entrepreneur, and investor. He has worked in the field of scientific instruments, sample preparation, and standards for decades both in Europe and the USA.
Gilbert has invested in teams, inspired those teams, and helped them in profitable exits. He considers that honesty and proximity are fundamental to successful relations. As an important shareholder, he is on the board of several privately-owned companies in New Jersey. Gilbert is a member of the Jumpstart Angel network.