The People

Executive Management

Carole Zeichick
is president and founder of Camden Associates. With a background in banking and finance, Carole originally launched Camden Associates (originally named Camden Computer Services) in 1985 as a value-added reseller in coastal Maine. Carole understands the value of offering enterprises — large and small — premium information they can trust about technologies that can impact their business. Carole manages all Camden Associates operations, nurtures new client relationships, and ensures customer success. In partnership with Alan Zeichick, principal analyst, Carole develops strategies and tactics for the organization’s growth, including expansion into new markets and industries.

Alan Zeichick (@zeichick) is principal analyst of Camden Associates. A computer scientist and former mainframe software developer, Alan has worked as a technology journalist and analyst with Camden Communications, IDG Communications, Miller Freeman, and BZ Media, with an emphasis on launching, repositioning and improving trade technology publications. With thousands of published articles, and many speaking engagements, Alan is well known throughout the IT industry for his insights into emerging enterprise, cloud service provider, and telecommunications carrier technologies; artificial intelligence; cybersecurity; software development; enterprise networking; and mobile computing/IoT. In addition, Alan manages all of the firm's analysts and oversees all client deliverables. 
Visit Alan's website here, and his Z Trek blog here.

Analysts and Associates

Alyson Behr (@alysonbehr) is a San Diego-based enterprise Web development and content provider expert, corporate communications consultant, as well as a seasoned technology journalist and speaker. She is a regular contributor of technology features and reviews to Computerworld, PCMagazine, and ArsTechnica. Alyson served as editor for CMP's ground-breaking Planet IT technology portal's Advanced IP Services and Networking Tech Centers, as well as a contributing editor for InternetWeek and InformationWeek. Alyson is formerly Editor in Chief of Plane&Pilot Magazine and is a columnist for Contrails Magazine, the leading publication for executive jet owners. She has contributed to Miami Magazine, ZD Internet, Web Developer, NetGuide, Plane & Pilot and Smithsonian Air & Space. Additionally, Alyson served as a Networld+Interop Best In Show judge and chairperson for the City of Malibu Telecommunications Commission. She speaks frequently on technology and aviation topics. Alyson has received coverage in several publications including USA Today, Miami Herald and Flieger Magazin.

Howard M. Cohen
(@HowardMCohen), Senior Resultant, is a 30+ year executive veteran of the Information Technology industry who continues his commitment to the channel as writer, presenter, and advisor to many channel partners, ISVs, MSPs, CSPs, manufacturers, distributors and more. Howard is featured regularly on such IT industry publications as Channel Insider, Insight ON Service Providers, Redmond Channel Partner Channel Partner magazine, and MSPMentor. Howard is a frequent speaker at IT industry events that include Microsoft’s WorldWide Partner Conference, Citrix Synergy/Summit, ConnectWise IT Nation, ChannelPro Forums, Cloud Partners Summit, MicroCorp One-On-One, and CompTIA ChannelCon. He also hosts and presents webinars and eSeminars for QuinStreet, UBM and others. Howard refers to himself as a “Senior Resultant” because he has always understood that we are all measured only by our results. Review Howard's portfolio here.

Lisa Morgan (@lisamorgan) is a seasoned business consultant, author and journalist. Since 1985, she has been working with vendors, service providers, publishers, event producers and industry associations in virtually every sector of the high technology industry. In addition to working with client companies, Lisa has contributed to a number of publications including SD Times, E-Commerce Business, Washington Post, InternetWeek, Planet IT, Wireless Developer, Network World, Internet World, InformationWeek and Monterey County Herald. She is co-author of "Implementing Internet Security" (New Riders, 1995) and "Internet Security Handbook" (IDG/Mecklermedia, 1995), and a key contributor and editor of "E-Marketplace: Strategies for Succeeding in B2B E-Commerce" (McGraw-Hill, 2000). Lisa has also been a speaker and/or awards judge at executive, literary and technology conferences in the US and Japan including Internet World, Networld+Interop, Internet Alliance, Ishikawa Alliance and the Waterside Conference.

Wayne Rash (@wrash) is director of technology policy for the Commonwealth Policy Institute Network, a non-partisan, non-profit think tank headquartered in Washington. He has testified twice before Congress on the role of Congress and the Internet, and he has appeared on a number of televisions programs. As a journalist, he has written regularly about technology for over 20 years, serving as a long-standing columnist for Byte and InternetWeek, and as a contributor to many other publications including PC Magazine, Federal Computer Week, Windows Magazine, SD Times, The Washington Post, Federal Computer Week and InfoWorld. He is a former news director of WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Va., and he has contributed reports to NBC television and radio news. Wayne was a leader in developing testing labs for CMP Media, and was a founder of the Advanced Network Computing Laboratory at the University of Hawaii. Wayne is the author of "Politics on the Nets" (W.H. Freeman, 1997). Wayne is a frequent speaker on topics related to technology, the Internet and communications.

Melina Vicario
(@gioiamelina) developed her career in the technology world both in Asia and Latin America, with communications roles. She is currently based in Latin America and covers the main tech events around the world. She had worked for the most prestigious publications in Latam as a Reporter and Digitalk Journalist. She is currently a Senior Analyst for IT Connect Latam, a top notch B2B, technology and telecommunications Media. 
Working with companies and individuals from every continent in the world, Melina’s experience has given her insight into all levels of a company and a perspective from each level in industries such as telecommunications and technology. Melina is fluent in English, Spanish, German and also speaks Italian and Chinese. Read her LinkedIn profile here.