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Convio Announces New Chairman of the Board



11.05.2011 01:14:14 -

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Convio, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNVO), announced today the election of Bill Bock to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bock succeeds Gene Austin, CEO and President of Convio, thereby separating the chairman and chief executives roles.

"We are delighted to announce that Bill Bock will be taking over the role of Chairman," said Gene Austin, CEO and President of
Convio. "We are very fortunate to have such a seasoned business leader to lead our Board of Directors as we continue to execute our long term growth strategy."


"I am honored to have been selected to take on the role of Chairman," said Bill Bock in a statement. "I look forward to working with Gene in his continued leadership as CEO, and I thank him for his excellent service as Convioīs Chairman."


Mr. Bock has extensive experience in both corporate finance as well as managing the growth of a variety of technology companies. Mr. Bock joined Silicon Laboratoriesī senior management team in November of 2006 after almost seven years as a member of the Silicon Laboratories Board of Directors. Prior to joining Silicon Laboratories, Mr. Bock was a partner at venture capital firms CenterPoint Ventures and Verity Ventures. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Bock served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DAZEL Corporation, a provider of electronic information delivery systems. After DAZELīs acquisition by Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Bock then served as Vice President for HP until 2001. Mr. Bock has also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Tivoli Systems, which he helped take public in 1995 and was later acquired by IBM. Prior to joining Tivoli, Mr. Bock successfully completed an IPO at Convex Computer Corporation as CFO in 1986 and then became the Senior Vice President of Sales in 1991. Prior to Convex, Mr. Bock spent nine years in various finance roles at Texas Instruments including the Vice President and Controller of the Data Systems Group. Mr. Bock holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Iowa State University and a M.S. degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.


About Convio

Convio is a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that enable nonprofit organizations to more effectively raise funds, advocate for change and cultivate relationships with donors, activists, volunteers, alumni and other constituents.

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Market Street PartnersLinda Rothemund, 415-445-3236E-mail:  ir@convio.com : mailto:ir@convio.com OrConvio,
Inc.Tad Druart, 512-652-2600, Ext. 7826Director, Corporate
Marketing & CommunicationsE-mail: tdruart@convio.com : mailto:tdruart@convio.com



 

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