News Release


WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. – MAR 18, 2016 – iCohere, provider of the world's first Unified Learning System, announces the promotion of Lance A. Simon, CVEP to executive vice president.

Mr. Simon, based in Rockville, MD has served as iCohere's vice president of client and government solutions since 2008. He now leads iCohere's global sales and marketing initiatives, customer acquisition and retention. He will continue to report to iCohere's Chief Architect and CEO, Pascal Kaplan, Ph.D.

In making the announcement, Kaplan said, "I've had the pleasure of working closely with Lance for the past eight years and have come to rely on his technology expertise and customer relationship focus. Lance has been instrumental in helping iCohere evolve our platform and our business model. We've done this together in a way that reflects my commitment to always being a dedicated partner for our clients, rather than just a vendor."

Certified Virtual Events Producer™ Program for Webinars and Virtual Conferences

Mr. Simon has gained expertise from a 30-year career helping organizations evaluate, select and leverage enterprise software (and now cloud-based) solutions. He is regarded as a worldwide expert in webinars and virtual conferences. Among many accomplishments, Mr. Simon has led iCohere's effort to create the industry-leading iCohere Academy online learning portal and the Certified Virtual Events Producer (CVEP™) certificate program. Mr. Simon created, and continues to personally teach, the CVEP training through a course called Meetings Without Walls™. To date over 360 professionals have earned their CVEP certificate focused on producing state-of-the-art webinars and hybrid/virtual conferences.

Mr. Simon added, "The Meetings Without Walls course started as a series of webinars that Pascal and I created because our clients and prospects just didn't have a solid understanding of the history, terminology, technology and team processes required to produce truly great webinars and virtual conferences. It has been a pleasure to see it evolve over the past four years and every semester it just keeps improving and evolving."

For more information about iCohere, visit or call (202) 870-6146. For more information about the Spring 2016 semester of the Certified Virtual Events Producer (CVEP) course, visit Early bird discounted pricing ends March 31.

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About iCohere

iCohere's Unified Learning System provides a cloud-hosted platform for professional online collaboration projects and events. Its "all-in-one" integrated system is used for webinars, self-paced courses, instructor-led courses, learning communities, and online community portals. iCohere offers a unique mixture of personalized training and ongoing support through every step of the planning, configuration, and execution process, ensuring that clients maximize their users' experience and ROI.