Glen D. Vondrick is General Manager of CoSo Cloud and has led the company as CEO since August 2015, including a successful acquisition by AASKI Technology in April 2017. Prior to serving as CEO, he previously served as Chief Revenue Officer starting in 2014. Glen’s executive leadership experience includes 20+ years in the messaging and communications space, including three times as CEO of venture-backed high technology companies. As CEO at Sendmail Inc., Glen led the company to become the premier email infrastructure security provider to global 1000 enterprises before being acquired, and as CEO at FaceTime Communications, transformed the company as the pioneer in integrating instant messaging networks and presence into enterprise business applications. As an accomplished sales leader, Glen has also built high performing global sales teams in previous stops as an executive at Autodesk Inc., Inference Inc., Prime Computer Inc., and Ithaca Software. Glen earned his Bachelor’s degree in business and public administration from the University of Arizona.
Chris co-founded the company in 2007. He currently serves as Chief Technology Officer, guiding the technical vision of the company. Prior to founding CoSo, Chris worked for Adobe developing the Adobe Connect product for seven years. His experience with Adobe Connect started in 2000, when he managed development at Presedia, the company whose technology was acquired and eventually became Adobe Connect. In addition to his interests in technology, Chris is trained as a lawyer and an anthropologist. After putting himself through college as a contract C programmer, he went on to law school, clerked at the Canadian Supreme Court, and completed a master’s in law and a doctorate in social anthropology, both at Harvard University.
Steve Verderese is CoSo Cloud’s Chief Sales Executive (CSE) and brings 20+ years of enterprise sales and business development expertise to CoSo, including successful roles selling managed services to major enterprise customers. Steve comes from CoSo’s parent company, AASKI where he served as the integration coordinator as we merged the best of CoSo with the best of AASKI. He leads our Sales team and new business account strategies.
Kelly Wong has over 28 years in the financial industry, and runs Finance and General Administration for CoSo Cloud. Starting as a bank examiner with the California State Department and then Office of the Comptroller of Currency, he’s served in a variety of roles managing corporate finance. His experience includes serving in EVP/CFO and leadership roles with First ULB Corp, United Business Bank and two credit unions. He has extensive experience in planning, directing, and organizing all aspects of financial activities, as well as assisting in facility management. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Davis and holds an MBA in Finance from Cal State University, Hayward.
Chris leads our Data Center Operations team, managing infrastructure migrations for U.S. Government agencies and global enterprise customers on the CoSo Cloud Platform. Prior to joining CoSo, Chris specialized in infrastructure and datacenter design, virtualization architecture and MSFT tier 1 application development. Chris has a BS in Business Administration from Pfiefer University.
Michael leads CoSo’s Customer Support team and is responsible for change management and customer technical support. He has a long history of supporting and managing highly available SaaS services. Previously, Michael worked at Adobe, Convergys, and Ernst & Young. While at Adobe, Michael was responsible for the global delivery of their hosted Connect product offering.
Mark leads the Customer Success team responsible for nurturing client and partner relationships. He has worked successfully with CoSo’ enterprise customers for the last 5 years, and prior to CoSo, Mark gained over 10 years of experience delivering products and services as a Program manager at Nielsen and as an Operations Manager at CriticalPath, Inc. Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Political Economy of Natural resources from University of California, Berkeley.
Kristen leads marketing and sales development for CoSo Cloud, and is the voice behind the brand. She's passionate about continuing to stay abreast on the latest trends in the eLearning market, and sharing these tips with prospective customers. Prior to CoSo, Kristen worked for one the largest global ad agencies, Foote, Cone and Belding as well as numerous consumer and SaaS based products in the technology sector, including Yahoo!, Intacct and Adchemy in both demand generation & branding roles. Kristen has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina.