Convio, Inc. Names Laura Stoner as Director of Business Operations

Convio, Inc. — a trusted partner that leads the way in helping nonprofits use the Internet strategically to achieve extraordinary results — has hired Laura Stoner as Director of Business Operations.

Mrs. Stoner has more than 10 years of experience in managing and directing software and intellectual property licensing programs and processes, including contract negotiation, compliance and administration, and license model development. At Convio, she will manage contract development, processing and execution with clients, strategic partners and vendors. She will oversee technology and software licenses and work with management and the sales team through the client engagement process on licensing and engagement agreements, including outsourced professional services and hosted services agreements.

Prior to joining Convio, she served as director of licensing and strategic programs for StarCore, LLC, a joint venture of Freescale Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies and Agere Systems that licensed processor cores, subsystems and related software to a variety of business partners. At StarCore she was responsible for negotiating license agreements, strategic alliances and vendor agreements as well as managing other intellectual property and contract management issues. She also worked with management and field personnel in the development of service engagements with clients. Prior to StarCore, she served in a variety of roles with Metrowerks Corporation where she negotiated customer agreements, strategic alliances, and served in licensing and business development roles engaging with Metrowerks’ customers and partners in the wireless and consumer electronics markets. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

About Convio

Convio is the leading provider of software and services to help nonprofits use the Internet strategically to build strong relationships with constituents for driving fundraising, advocacy and other forms of support. Convio has online solutions for fundraising, advocacy, Web content management, event fundraising, ecommerce and email communications. All solutions include the Constituent360™ platform, a sophisticated, online marketing database that centralizes constituent data and integrates with offline databases.

Convio's clients include American Red Cross, American Diabetes Association, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, AVON Foundation, Easter Seals, National Association of REALTORS®, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Sierra Club, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and Thirteen/WNET New York. For more information, please visit www.convio.com.  

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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