Jeff Gordon, CEO
Vector Solutions CEO Jeff Gordon has spent his career driving real-time intelligence solutions that enable growth for businesses. With over 20 years’ experience growing companies and innovating the way we work and live, he is a leader in the technology and software industry, recognized by IBM and holds 7 US technology patents. He has a passion for creating software that changes the way people interact with knowledge and the world. As a strong believer in customer focus, operational excellence and innovation, he also places tremendous value on employees, simultaneously coaching and challenging them to reach full potential. Before joining Vector Solutions, Gordon was a key member of the launch team for PCS PrimeCo, which became an integral part of today’s Verizon Wireless. He also contributed significantly to the growth of Convergys, and then continued that success as the CEO of Syniverse, overseeing and driving significant company growth, including the largest acquisition in Syniverse’s history.
Carla Luke, CFO
Carla Luke is Vector Solutions’ Chief Financial Officer. In this role, she leads the Finance, Legal and HR teams. She comes to Vector with over 25 years of experience helping build high-growth companies, both publicly traded and privately held. She’s a tenured financial executive who expands enterprise value by driving strategic transactions, revenue growth, cost efficiencies, process re-engineering and cultural change. Luke most recently worked as the CFO at Greenway Health, a $350 million provider of technology enabled software and services to the physician ambulatory market. Her leadership and passion for employee development was reflected by a 63-point improvement in the Finance employee net promotor score. Prior to that, Luke worked in financial leadership roles at Comdial Corporation, Vicorp, and Danka Business Systems after starting her career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a graduate of Arizona State University Honors College and holds her CPA.
Jon Katz, EVP
Jon Katz holds the position of Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. Before joining Vector Solutions in 2010, Katz has been responsible for identifying, valuing, structuring, negotiating, conducting, and managing the due diligence and integration of acquisitions. This includes driving the development of the corporate strategy and identifying which vertical markets to engage. Katz also served as head of Corporate Development and Financial Planning and Analysis at Tech Data Corporation, the second largest IT distributor in the world. There, he was responsible for identifying, structuring and negotiating M&A transactions, as well as leading the team that consolidated Tech Data’s worldwide strategic plan and financial forecast. Previously, he spent seven years at Intuit Inc., the developers of Quicken, QuickBooks and TurboTax software. As Director of Corporate Development, he executed approximately 20 M&A transactions totaling nearly $1 billion. He also held a number of senior positions with General Electric. Katz earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Investments and a Bachelor of Business Administration from The George Washington University.
Gary Weisenborn, CIO
Gary Weisenborn is the Chief Information Officer for Vector Solutions. He is responsible for managing the Company’s technology systems and operations. Weisenborn has several years of leadership experience as a senior IT executive, CIO and head of product development with MCI, Verizon (Bell Atlantic), ADP, Convergys and Syniverse Technologies. He has built and led global multi-cultural software development teams, delivered several large-scale enterprise software initiatives enabling business transformation, executed mergers and acquisitions and managed relationships with major suppliers. Weisenborn has also served on the advisory boards for two consulting and professional services firms along with running his own consultancy group. He is actively involved in his community with the Children’s Home Society of Florida and the Tampa Bay Heart Walk sponsored by the American Heart Association.
Victoria Zambito, SVP of Content & Communications
As a member of the Vector Solutions executive team, Victoria Zambito is responsible for, and has been successful in, growing the highly profitable online education business since she joined the company 17 years ago. As Senior Vice President of Product, Content and Communication, she is responsible for aligning and rationalizing Vector’s extensive library of over 5,000 courses across its multiple brands, enhancing, standardizing and modernizing content, and driving creative, agile solutions to deliver products. She also focuses on centralizing strategic communications and public relations as the company seeks to develop its brand globally. Prior to this, Zambito led the Business to Professional (B2P) business unit, where she provided strategic leadership by collaborating with the CEO and core management team to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans and policies for growing the company’s direct-to-consumer business. From 2009 to 2012, she served as Vice President of Marketing for the Vector Solutions family of brands, supporting sales pipeline development, brand awareness and demand generation for both B2B and B2C efforts.
Tammy Daigle, SVP of Customer Experience
Tammy Daigle is responsible for account management, client support, and program management. Her focus is helping Vector Solutions customers understand and use eLearning technology to better serve their own employees and customers as well as improve operations. She has worked in the technology and communications fields for more than 25 years and started three successful businesses: a technology consulting firm, a social networking website and a strategic consulting service for non-profits. Daigle has mentored countless high school and college students as well as junior executives in technology and science careers, developed award winning communications and engineering systems and led multi-million-dollar certified project management initiatives.
David Brown, EVP, Commercial Business Unit
David Brown focuses his attention on improving Vector Solutions’ service and responsiveness to clients, increasing the adhesion of product offerings and creating an innovative company vision. With more than 20 years of experience as a global sales leader with technology and media companies, he believes these initiatives will expand sales opportunities at the global enterprise level, improve client renewal rates and strengthen the Vector Solutions brand. Brown has a successful track record in international P&L, start-up sales and growth activity with ASPs, SaaS and Cloud B2B businesses in Toronto, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and more. He is the proud recipient of the 2015 American Association of Inside Sales Professionals Sales Culture Award for his dedication to promoting and preserving company sales culture, fostering a culture of learning and encouraging an entrepreneurial spirit.
Brian Taylor, EVP, Education Business Unit
Brian Taylor holds the position of General Manager with Education Business Unit (BU), a Vector Solutions brand designed to help create safer, more inclusive schools and colleges. His career began at Thomson Learning, where he was first introduced to educational software. In 1999, he entered into entrepreneurship, co-founding netTrekker, an academic search engine still popular today. Taylor then co-founded Scenario Learning, which was acquired by Vector Solutions in 2017 and integrated into the Education BU. He holds degrees from Judson University, Xavier University, and executive education from Columbia University.
Marc Scheipe, EVP, Public Sector Business Unit
Marc Scheipe is General Manager of the Public Sector Business Unit (BU) overseeing the TargetSolutions (TS) brand with Vector Solutions. He focuses on defining the growth strategy for TS and managing key functional areas within the BU including sales, marketing, account management and product management. Scheipe’s work on TS also includes P&L responsibility, policy and process development, brand building, and team member coaching and development. Prior to Vector, Scheipe was the leader of an $800MM operating region for Sage Software as President, North America. Marc brings more than 20 years of experience in financial management, strategy development, process improvement and sales/operations leadership. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.