Campbell, CA—March 10, 2014—6Connex, Inc., the leader in virtual destination solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Nelson as Chief Executive Officer. Nelson is the former Vice President of Worldwide Sales at ON24 and considered an industry pioneer and thought leader. Nelson assumes the role from Kevin Carbone, who remains a board member and active strategic advisor to the company.
As CEO, Nelson will oversee all aspects of the 6Connex operation, with an early emphasis on infusing the growing business with fresh talent to drive new revenue streams, as well as delivering an exciting new go-to-market strategy for the company.
“With our recent accomplishments, the timing was right to add innovative, experienced leadership to drive our next phase of growth,” said 6Connex CTO Leon Papkoff. “I‘m thrilled to have Michael lead that as CEO of 6Connex. He’s a visionary industry pioneer and strategic leader, and we’re lucky to have him.”
“We’ve followed Michael’s career for some time,” said 6Connex Board Member Kevin Carbone. ‘His ideas and leadership have always stood out to us as exceptional. He’s got an innovative, winning strategy for 6Connex that we can’t wait to introduce to the market.“
During his tenure at ON24, Nelson was key in defining the virtual event space and driving exponential business over a span of 11 years. He held a variety of sales, marketing and business development roles.
“With today’s fast-moving, global economy, companies are asking for more efficient, more engaging, cost-effective methods to communicate with and train their employees, prospects, partners and customers,” Nelson said. ‘I’m here because 6Connex is poised to realize the true potential of virtual destinations for all organizations and transform the way the world communicates.”
About 6Connex, Inc.
6Connex has been a leader in the virtual environment space since 2009, powering Virtual Destinations for career fairs, corporate universities, product launches, onboarding, user conferences and other applications. All while enabling connections that drive measurable ROI against defined business objectives. 6Connex’ 100-percent SaaS virtual destination platform is easy to use and deploy for companies large and small. More than 100 organizations, including GE, Oracle, Perkin Elmer, Ericsson, UCSF, Sears, CDC, Child Help, and NorthCentral University, rely on 6Connex. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, with offices in London and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.6connex.com.