Robb Cason brings to Corvent more than 20 years of experience in direct sales, channel sales, and business development for high-tech and services firms. Most recently, Robb was at Microsoft where he led the strategic telecommunications partners MCI, British Telecom, and Intercall to greater than 100% year-over-year growth.
Prior to Microsoft, Robb was a key contributor in the startup and growth of EnvoyGlobal, which later merged with PlaceWare. While there, Robb developed the Reach and Depth Partner Programs which contributed to PlaceWare’s rapid growth to a $50 million dollar company and its subsequent acquisition by Microsoft.Scott Driscoll
A conferencing industry pioneer, Scott Driscoll led EnvoyGlobal's 1995 efforts to become the first event services bureau, an organization dedicated to helping corporations host meetings and events over the Web. Scott's product and services vision fueled EnvoyGlobal's explosive growth which led to its July 2000 merger with PlaceWare Web Conferencing.
At PlaceWare, he continued to play a critical role, planning and directing product and service development until 2003 when the company was acquired by Microsoft. Most recently, Scott served as Senior Product Manager for Unicru, the industry leader in Total Workforce Automation, where he led the company's global expansion and compliance strategy.Roger Courville
With 18 years' experience in services, Roger Courville's last six years in the Web seminar industry has been focused on high-touch professional event services. At both PlaceWare and Microsoft, he led efforts to design and integrate Web seminar programs into the marketing mix of key clients such as American Express, Verisign, Merck, and Harcourt Brace.
Roger's prior contributions include managing major accounts during the first-year 371% revenue growth experienced by EnvoyGlobal, a Web conferencing professional services firm, leading up to its acquisition by PlaceWare.Bruno Giversen
Bruno Giversen heads up Corvent’s London office, overseeing consulting strategy and execution. A successful leader of several start-up ventures throughout Europe and the United States, Bruno has also managed major divisions of both Lotus/IBM and Microsoft.
Prior to joining Corvent, Bruno was PlaceWare’s Vice President of European Business. Following PlaceWare’s acquisition by Microsoft, he was retained to drive Microsoft's European Live Meeting division.
Senior Director, Consulting
In addition to leading Corvent’s global team of consultants and trainers, Diane Mayer spearheads the development of new training programs designed to "onboard" Microsoft partners, as well as usage and adoption programs for enterprise deployments of Microsoft solutions. Before joining Corvent, Diane started a consulting firm to help companies utilize web-based seminars for lead generation and customer relationship development. While working as a consultant, she was hired by Microsoft to develop partner sales training programs in the U.S. and to assist in the deployment of Office Live Meeting in a major partner organization in the U.K.
Diane has produced hundreds of high-end marketing Web seminars to large corporate audiences, and has assisted many companies in incorporating collaborative meetings into the daily work routine. Outside of corporate life, she has also served as an adjunct professor with NYU where she developed a “virtual class” for business professionals on the subject of Web marketing seminars.Mike Weber
Mike Weber has accumulated more than 15 years of experience in direct sales, channel sales, and strategic marketing for high-tech and services firms. Most recently, Mike led the global sales of Web Conferencing at VerizonBusiness where he increased Web Conferencing revenues from $5M in 2002 to over $31M in 2005. While there, Mike successfully integrated a specialist sales team within VerizonBusiness, resulting in new sales as well as expansion within Verizon’s global account base.
Prior to VerizonBusiness, Mike spent three years in a variety of business development, marketing, and channel sales roles at PlaceWare. He led partnering activities within the eLearning industry and managed a number of successful enterprise implementations the PlaceWare service. Before PlaceWare, Mike worked as an internal strategic marketing consultant at Hewlett Packard.