Executive Bios

Milos Djokovic - Managing Director

Milos Djokovic is a Managing Director at Eventus, where he is responsible for the firm’s strategic consulting, technology consulting and managed service operations. He is an expert in CRM applications, telephony communications channels, cloud computing, and networking.


Before co-founding Eventus, Milos served as the Chief Executive Officer of Zi Corporation, a public mobile software company. In his four and a half years there, Milos directed an organizational realignment and strategic refocusing of Zi, and successfully led the company to an acquisition by Nuance in April 2009. Earlier in his career, Milos founded Toronto-based CRM services company Cygnus Corporation in 1992. Following its acquisition in 1998 by Denver-based TeleTech, one of the largest call center outsourcing companies, he was appointed Chief Technology Officer for TeleTech.


As TeleTech’s CTO, Milos led the development and delivery of advanced technology solutions for CRM. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of enhansiv, an Irvine-based software subsidiary focused on marketing and managing hosted technology products for the CRM marketplace. Milos then served at Accenture where he helped develop the firm’s CRM technology strategy. Milos is a licensed professional engineer and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and management science from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.


Milos Djokovic

Craig Tobin - Managing Director

Craig Tobin

Craig Tobin is a Managing Director at Eventus. Craig brings extensive expertise in call and contact center operations, business development, business transformation, e-Commerce and healthcare. He holds 24 years of executive leadership with Fortune 500 organizations and private equity firms.


Craig spent the early part of his career with GE, where he managed businesses in excess of $200M which included the leadership of global contact centers and back office operations. Craig then served as Regional CEO for Oxford Health Plans, where responsibility for building their back-office operations from inception to 3800+ employees and launching their HMO during the company´s growth from $200M to $3.5B in revenue.


He then took on sales and marketing executive roles with TeleTech Holdings, Equitant, Accretive Commerce and Accenture, where he was responsible for developing strategic outsourcing relationships valued in excess of $1.5 billion working with Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Eventus, Craig was Managing Director for Accenture´s New Businesses organization that focused on incubating new business within the firm that could leverage technology-based solutions to improve the revenue-per-employee model.


Craig holds a BA in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University and graduated from the GE Executive Corporate Management Program.


Rob Rutledge – Managing Director

Rob Rutledge is a Managing Director at Eventus. Before joining Eventus, Rob was a partner at Accenture, where he led Management Consulting work for one of their five largest global clients. Rob worked closely with clients to help them successfully address their most important challenges. In many cases, this involved some form of business transformation.


Rob lived in Australia and led a portion of Accenture’s business in Asia Pacific for five years. This included working with Accenture teams and clients in Japan, China, and Korea. During this time Rob built and led Accenture’s Pricing and Profit Optimization practice across all of Asia Pacific. This team grew by over 40% annually under Rob’s leadership. While in Asia Rob led Accenture’s Management Consulting work for Accenture’s largest client.


Rob earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Metropolitan State College in Denver and then earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before working at Accenture, he started and ran a systems integration company for small to medium-sized businesses mainly in the Denver area, and taught network engineering across the United States.



Geoff Smyth - Managing Director, Europe

Geoff Smyth

Geoff Smyth is a Managing Director of Eventus, where he is responsible for the firm’s European business. He is an experienced C level leader and expert in customer experience operations and transformation.


Before joining Eventus in Europe Geoff has served as Talk Talk’s Consumer division COO, the United Kingdom’s fourth largest Telco, Director of Telecoms at the UK Post Office, and CEO of the Kelly Group an engineering services company. Prior to relocating to Europe, Geoff served as Executive Director at Transcom North America/Asia, and CEO of Percepta a Ford Motor company joint venture with TeleTech which was responsible for Ford’s global customer service operations.


At Talk Talk Geoff was responsible for establishing a stable operational platform to launch Talk Talk’s TV and Mobile businesses, while also reducing customer complaints by 75 %. During Geoff’s tenure Talk Talk’s share price tripled, and 1.5 m TV customers were acquired. 


Following Talk Talk Geoff was retained by the Post Office to turnaround it’s Telecommunications reseller business returning the business to growth and profitability.


Geoff’s experience and understanding of how to leverage customer experience technology and strategic outsourcing will provide real value to Eventus’s clients in Europe. Geoff holds a bachelors degree from Lancaster University.


Norm Blome – Senior VP of Finance

Norm Blome is the Eventus Senior VP Finance, where he is responsible for the firm’s finance and HR functions.


Norm has over 30 years’ experience in senior finance and compliance positions. Norm started his career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen. He also worked at Denver-based TeleTech, one of the largest call center outsourcing companies, where he was responsible for financial support of large outsourcing contract negotiations. He also led the acquisition of 5 technology and international call center companies.


Norm holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln





Norm Blome

Craig Cornelius - Senior Vice President Federal Services Division

Craig Cornelius

As the Senior Vice President of the Federal Services Division, Craig Cornelius has overall responsibility for all aspects of Eventus’s business with U.S. federal government organizations.


Prior to joining Eventus, Craig enjoyed a 25 year career with Accenture, where he held a variety of roles serving clients in both the commercial and public sectors. Craig served as the Portfolio Lead of Accenture’s U.S. Federal Civilian business from September 2007 through April 2012. In this role he had overall responsibility for all aspects of Accenture’s business with Federal Civilian organizations.


Craig also served as Accenture’s Diamond Client Director for the U.S. Postal Service. Additionally, Craig served as the Managing Director who launched the Accenture U.S. Government Operating Unit’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) business. During his years with Accenture, Craig worked across many industries, including Federal Government, State & Local Government, Postal, Transportation & Travel Services, Retail, Communications, Electronics & High Tech and Aerospace & Defense.



Jeff Tropeano - Senior Director Managed Services

Jeff Tropeano is a lifelong technologist, and a 13-year career contact center leader, bringing deep technology expertise to contact center operations. As an experienced leader in delivering and servicing cloud-based software technologies, his expertise is with CRM, customer experience design, technical architecture consulting, project management, and solutions implementation.


Before Eventus, Jeff was at IntraLinks (NYSE:IL), a SaaS secure data room provider, during their successful 2010 IPO. During his tenure as Director of Client Services at IntraLinks, his organization won 3 prestigious Stevie awards with 6 total nominations. In 2007, he relocated to Hong Kong to build IntraLinks support organization in the APAC region. In addition to his Client Services leadership, he also served as the Director of Business Systems, managing the internal support organization for all of the Customer Service Cloud applications: Oracle Service Cloud, Salesforce, Boomi Atomsphere, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence.




Jeff Tropeano

Greg Weber - Enterprise Communications Consulting Leader

Greg Weber is the leader for our Enterprise Communications Consulting practice - architecting and implementing contact centers.  Greg brings a wealth of experience enabling mobile and digital customer experiences in an omni-channel ecosystem. Greg and his team are working with some of the world’s most innovative brands to deliver exceptional customer experiences in our digitally transformed world. 


Greg came to Eventus from Avaya Communications, where he created industry leading collaboration platforms as a Software Developer and System Architect. He also held a professional services role leading the resolution of client technical challenges. Greg patented methods for improving customer experience and evangelized technology roadmaps, in addition to building portfolio strategies as the Director of the Office of the CTO.  


Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.



John Smiley - Senior Executive and Chief Information Officer

John leads Eventus’ strategic consulting, solutions architecture development and program delivery for our core Customer Experience solutions. He also oversees Customer Relationship Management, Customer Care Operations, Customer Operations Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions.


Prior to this role, John was a key player at Eventus to build a client list that includes some of the most well-known brands in healthcare, retail, insurance, communications, government and other industries. Prior to Eventus John worked with Accenture leveraging his expertise in Management Consulting, Systems Integration and Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, and Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing.

John Smiley
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