KONEXUS offers a comprehensive suite of critical event management and response tools for organizations, government, and enterprises. Encompassing the elements and best practices of emergency management and incident command, the KONEXUS platform simplifies notification, facilitates situation assessment, empowers response coordination and provides critical content access to ensure rapid response, continued resiliency and successful recovery in both everyday disruptions and emergency situations. Clients worldwide rely on KONEXUS to keep millions of employees, partners, and citizens informed and connected in more than 100 countries.
David Smith serves as the CEO for KONEXUS. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the business including sales, strategy, marketing, customer success, and the financial oversite of the business.
David is a recognized senior level executive with nearly 20 years of experience leading teams within large, enterprise-scale organizations. His experience is rooted in publicly traded companies where he was responsible for a billion-dollar P&L. He has also led early stage teams, along with effectively scaling numerous mid-sized organizations.
Prior to KONEXUS, David served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations for Collabnet, where he helped the company grow and drive a recent merger with VersionOne. He also served as a Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Enterprise Success Officer at Whitehat Security, where he helped double sales in three years, and launch European operations. David has also held Vice President of Sales roles at GoGrid, EdgeWave, 3Com and FrontRange Solutions. He was a key member of the FrontRange executive team, responsible for driving revenue up from $60 million to $130 million, which led to the company’s successful sale.
Technology executive with over 38 years of experience, including general management of small, medium, and large organizations, research and development, business operations, strategy and growth.
Currently Executive Chairman of the Board at AlertSense, a provider of mobile and cloud based critical communication and business continuity solutions for enterprises worldwide, and award-winning provider of emergency and non-emergency mass notification software solutions.
Prior to AlertSense, was an executive at HP. Primarily focused on overall product strategy and development of some of HP’s most successful products and businesses, including the project manager of the original LaserJet development team.
Previously served in key management and development positions within the Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) at HP, including Vice President and General Manager of the color and monochrome multifunction and single function LaserJet portfolio, the digital copier portfolio, and HP’s complete line of scanners from consumer to enterprise, Vice President and General Manager of Business InkJet Products and Technology, Vice President of Multifunction Products, and Director of Engineering for LaserJet Products.
Specialties: research and development, product development, general management, corporate development, and strategy
Susan Don serves as Vice President Partner Development and Strategic Alliances for KONEXUS. She is responsible for building a partner ecosystem that will accelerate revenue growth into new markets.
Susan has over two decades of experience as a security sales leader and strategic business development professional. Over her career she has worked with several companies in various stages of start-up with responsibility for generating new business in highly competitive markets, domestically and abroad, and developing strategy and sales infrastructure to support scalable revenue growth.
Prior to KONEXUS, Susan served as VP North American Channel Development for WhiteHat Security. In this role, Susan was responsible for setting strategy to achieve revenue goals through increased partner revenue contribution. She has also served as Director Global Partner Go-to-Market Strategy for Cisco Systems where partner growth was central to Cisco doubling its annual security revenue to $2B. Susan earned a BA degree in Business from Redlands University and has maintained Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification since 2005.
Curtis serves as the VP of Customer Experience for KONEXUS. He leads the customer service team and is responsible for customer onboarding and on-going support for all business segments.
He has 30+ years of customer and developer support experience, with 28 of those years working for Hewlett-Packard’s LaserJet Printer and Indigo Digital Press Technical Marketing organizations. During the early portion of his time there, he contributed to the success of the LaserJet Products as Technical Team Lead in the LaserJet Customer Service organization, and subsequently the LaserJet Developer Programs organization.
Prior to joining KONEXUS, Curtis served as the lead custom software solutions technical consultant for HP Indigo’s Technical Marketing group. He was responsible for the overall support experience many of HP Indigo’s largest clients who provided digital press printing services for Blurb, Apple iBooks, Shutterfly and Snapfish.