Glenn Kohner, Chairman & CEO
Steve Anderson, Vice-President of Marketing and Sales
Dawn Plaskon, Director of Consulting Services
Rob Power, Director of Engineering

Glenn Kohner
Chairman & CEO
Glenn Kohner has more than 10 years of experience in enterprise application development and executive leadership. Prior to founding Vintara in 1997, Glenn was the President of Creative Intelligence Consulting (CIC), a technology-based consulting firm specializing in Enterprise Quality Management (EQM) consulting. While at CIC, Glenn developed an ISO 9000 consulting program that served customers such as IBM, Ernst & Young, and Bayer. Prior to that, Glenn worked as an engineer for USConnect, a developer of enterprise-level EQM software.

A recognized expert in the ISO arena, Glenn has been a featured speaker at key industry events, including COMDEX and Lotusphere. He holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Miami University.

Steve Anderson
Vice-President of Marketing and Sales

Mr. Anderson was previously the Managing Partner of IT Directions, a business consulting practice providing services to U.S. and international eCommerce and B2B companies on business processes, sales and marketing strategies.  His background also includes executive sales and marketing positions with national enterprise software companies, including managing the corporate sales and &A rollups of several successful startups.  He was President of, COO/VP Sales of Creative Computer Solutions, and CEO of Data Directions.  His Fortune 500 experience includes IS Director for Levi Strauss and Systems Engineer Manager for Electronic Data Systems.  Mr. Anderson earned his B.S. Cum Laude and his M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

Dawn Plaskon
Director of Consulting Services
Dawn Plaskon has over 20 years of experience in the areas of quality management, consulting and support services and documentation. As Director of Quality Assurance and Documentation for Virtual Microsystems, Dawn was instrumental in developing a seamlessly automated installation process, as well as a comprehensive documentation set and beta test program for their networked coprocessor product. In addition, Dawn was responsible for developing and deploying onsite training and installation services as well as trade show exhibits for the product family. As Quality Assurance Manager at DisCopyLabs, Dawn worked with the Director of Quality Assurance to develop a paperless, intranet-based system documenting both QMS requirements and pictorial work instructions, oversee and conduct an effective internal audit program and coordinate surveillance audits to maintain the company's ISO 9002 registration. As the US Quality Manager for @Network, Dawn coordinated the development and deployment of an intranet-based QMS documentation system with the Worldwide Quality Manager and was instrumental in the selection and evaluation of the company's registrar.

Dawn is a member of the Board of Directors for the Golden Gate Section of the American Society for Quality. Dawn is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.

Rob Power
Director of Engineering
Rob Power has over 10 years of database and document management application experience, including the development of Saturn Corporation’s supplier development database and automation of Six Sigma reporting tools at Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems. Prior to joining Vintara, Rob was the Telecommunications Manager for the University of Tennessee’s full-time MBA program.

Rob has a MBA in Manufacturing Management from the University of Tennessee, as well as an MS in Industrial Engineering and a BS in Aerospace Engineering.

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