Carolyn Abbott, Cofounder, Business Development Manager

Carolyn Abbott has many years of experience as a training and performance improvement specialist and business communications consultant in the high-tech industry, academic and online publishing fields. She has worked both as a corporate employee (Digital Equipment Corporation, Sykes Enterprises, Inc., Seachange International Corporation) and as a consultant supporting corporate (Sonus Networks, Fidelity Investment Corp., Boston University Corporate Education Center)  and small business clients. During this time, she has applied her B.A. in English (Oklahoma State University) and Masters in Education and Human Development (Boston University) across a wide spectrum of business activities. She continues to maintain a part-time editorial consulting practice in her spare time.

During her tenure in the high-tech industry, Ms. Abbott was involved in designing and developing educational curricula and training courses in both traditional and new media formats for sales, technical, marketing and customer audiences, primarily in the networks and communications/ telecom industries. She continues to practice  that discipline at ASSIST-U.S. as the company begins building an aviation professional development training curriculum for the public safety community.

Ms. Abbott worked with her husband, Bruce Seibert, during the company’s prestart-up phase, has overseen the development of its key documentation, and is currently responsible for the company’s marketing communications initiatives and programs.