Mark Turpin

Mark Turpin is a Principal at Covene. Mark provides direction for the professional services and sales teams, consulting services to select clients, and strategic¬† evaluation of new technologies and partners for Covene. Mark’s work has included business case modeling & technical engineering for collaboration technologies at clients worldwide.

Charitable & social participation includes Sunnyhill, Brightside of St. Louis, St. Louis Effort for AIDS, and PAWS (Pets are Wonderful Support).

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Colin O’Brien

Colin O’Brien is the Principal Software Architect at Covene and leads the software development team at Covene. Colin manages the Covene Cohesion team and oversees complex development for custom video & voice-enabled solutions.

Previously, Colin was the Senior Software Engineer at Stereotaxis where he designed User Interfaces for 3D software systems that automate and control life-saving medical robotics used in cardiac surgery. He has also worked in the defense industry at Boeing and several years at NASA developing flight software used for the guidance, navigation and control of the International Space Station.

Colin has a B.S. in Computer Science from SUNY Plattsburgh, a M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, and M. Engineering Management from Washington University.

Matthew Powell

Matthew Powell is the Director of Client Services. Matt maintains customer interactions, product marketing, and Covene Cohesion distributor relationships. Matt’s work includes meeting with customers and Covene consultants to create Cisco and Pexip-based solutions in video collaboration, contact center, and traditional unified communications. Client project experience spans healthcare, legal, sports & entertainment, and manufacturing.

Matt has a B.A. Marketing & Business Administration from Truman State University.

Brad Peyton

Brad Peyton is a Senior Collaboration Consultant at Covene.¬† Brad focuses on three areas at Covene: Cisco’s traditional & next-generation unified communication & collaboration products including call control, messaging, conferencing, cloud platforms, and video endpoints; the Pexip Infinity virutalized conferencing platform; the Covene Cohesion software platform. In addition to these areas, Brad brings specific experience in SIP trunking from both ITSP and customer perspectives.

Brad received his BS/BA in Marketing from University Missouri at Columbia. He possesses a CCNA in Routing & Switching and Voice, and is working through the CCNP Collaboration.

Rob Cabardo

Rob Cabardo is part of the Covene Cohesion product development team. Rob’s role includes .NET software development for both the Cohesion platform and standalone applications.¬† In addition to general development, Rob focuses on overall user experience enhancements, documentation, and product support.

Sridevi Kammiti

Sridevi Kammiti is part of the Covene Cohesion product development team. Sridevi’s role includes software testing & QA, documentation revisions, and creating automated testing within the development environment.

Scott Pettie

Scott Pettie is a Senior Consultant at Covene. Scott’s experience spans collaboration technologies including Cisco call control & messaging, and Pexip Infinity conferencing; data center work with the Cisco Nexus and 6500-series platform; wireless controller & access point technologies.

Scott Pettie is an Air Force veteran and received his BS in Information Technology from Lindenwood University.

Jon Hackmann

Jon Hackmann is responsible for operations including customer and vendor management at Covene. Jon oversees accounts receivables & payable and new vendor setup.

Jon is completing his BS in Business Administration at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Spring 2016 class.