Rene Caron

Senior Vice President

Rene Caron oversees the operations of the Irvine, CA office of DresnerAllenCaron leading and coordinating the firm's investor relations, media relations and corporate communications programs for a broad range of clients in a variety of industry sectors. Prior to its merger with Dresner Corporate Services, he and his then partner, Joe Allen, drove the expansion of the business of Allen & Caron Inc to include a strong presence on both the west and east coast of the U.S., as well as its investor relations resources in the United Kingdom.

An experienced domestic and international business strategist he has helped guide a number of companies through public and private financings. He has been instrumental in implementing marketing communications, investor relations and corporate communications programs for clients in such industries as computers, software, telecommunications, medical devices, healthcare, diagnostics, real-estate and automotive.

His introductions to targeted investment community professionals have created significant added value for the agency's clients and he provides strategic counseling on issues of company positioning, product introductions, crisis communications and disclosure. Caron also works closely with the firm's clients on corporate presentations, business plans, annual reports and news releases.

Caron joined Allen & Caron Inc as a partner in 1989 bringing to the firm a marketing, sales and general management background with extensive experience and a strong technical view of business computer systems, software and network communications.

He has more than 45 years of investor relations, corporate communications, marketing, sales and general management experience and has directed the marketing and sales programs of start-up, emerging growth and well-established technology companies. Caron has held senior executive, and marketing and sales management positions with such technology firms as General Automation, Inc. and McDonnell Douglas Computer Systems (formerly Microdata Corporation). He started his career at NCR Corporation where he held increasingly responsible sales and sales management positions.

Caron holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Southern California.