Senior Vice President
Head of California Office
Rene Caron leads the California office of Allen & Caron Inc, leading and coordinating the firm's investor relations, media relations and corporate communications programs for clients companywide. He oversees the agency's operations and has managed the expansion of its business 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, 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 background with a strong technical view of business computer systems, software and network communications.
He has more than 40 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., McDonnell Douglas Computer Systems (formerly Microdata Corporation) and Alpha Microsystems. He started his career at NCR Corporation where he held increasingly responsible sales and sales management positions.
Caron holds a BS in Finance from the University of Southern California and he is an active supporter of a number of civic and charitable programs. He resides with his family in Laguna Niguel, CA.