Management Team

 

CEO

Clive brings a wealth of experience to BCS Global as CEO and has been implemental in helping the company grow its revenue as well as transition from direct sales to a channel sales business model. Clive’s mission is to bring visual communications to every boardroom and desktop through BCS Global and to make visual collaboration an easy-to-use business productivity tool within the enterprise.

Clive’s previous position was at Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for the Unified Communications and Telepresence Video Collaboration business across Europe. Clive has also held senior positions at Avaya, where he was Vice President, and at Nortel Networks.

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Corporate Services

Catherine Playford is a seasoned finance professional bringing extensive expertise in strategic business planning, financial and operational management and contract negotiation. Most recently, Catherine held the position of Chief Financial Officer with Panorama Software, and has held senior finance positions including CFO and Vice President, Business Development for Newstar Technologies Inc. and Vice President, Finance & Administration & CFO for Minicom Data Corporation.

Chief Technology Officer

As BCS Global’s Chief Technology Officer, Dan Tanel is responsible for helping drive the company’s technological innovations and strategy, in line with BCS Global’s corporate goals. During his career, Dan has lead numerous initiatives involving the design and implementation of next generation networks and advanced IP based communication and collaboration services to service providers and enterprise customers.

Dan is a key proponent at BCS Global for advocating technologies and new business models aimed at driving adoption of Video Communications in the marketplace. An important part of Dan’s responsibilities in this role is to listen, speak and foster relationships with industry analysts, partners and customers to understand the future requirements, constraints and challenges of the videoconferencing and telepresence marketplace – all geared towards developing effective solutions and adding value to the customers as well as the industry as a whole.

SVP, Sales & Alliances

Jamie Cope, SVP Global Sales leads BCS Global’s sales and go- to-market strategy, including the acquisition and management of its channel partners. Jamie is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives and programs for the channels to drive BCS Global’s growth in existing markets and new areas of opportunity.

Leveraging his extensive experience in both direct sales and channel sales management across the telecommunications and visual collaboration marketplace, Jamie has been successful in ensuring that the channel partners have the right support, capabilities and skills to deliver a Managed Video Services portfolio that meets evolving customer needs, while accelerating market adoption for BCS Global’s services.