Sophie Lal

Sophie Lal

Founder & CEO

“Conferencing is today a fascinating technology that keeps challenging the boundaries of distance, time and communication quality! Witnessing and helping the way organizations benefit from it by sharing knowledge and caring support with passion, is the true everyday real reward.”

Sophie grew up in Paris, France where she received her B.A in Marketing and International Business from ISC (Institut Supérieur du Commerce) Business School. She started with Genesys Conferencing in the Paris sales department; Genesys was then the pioneer of automated conferencing and a small startup.

In 1995, Sophie moved to Denver, Colorado in order to complete her M.B.A at CU while serving as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies such as France Telecom (Orange) and US West (CenturyLink), as well as emerging high-tech companies in both Europe and the US. With the help of partners and key investors, Sophie launched MeetingOne in 1999, in downtown Denver.

Sophie takes pride in seeing MeetingOne prosper by empowering customers and their different use cases, all over the world, with the best audio and web conferencing technology supported by the best personalized customer service.

Always striving to achieve better user experiences for her customers, Sophie follows a model of excellence which is the basis for future MeetingOne’s success.


Joseph Rinaudo

EMEA General Manager

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

Joseph joined MeetingOne in 2009 as General Manager Europe. An Engineer with a degree from the Grenoble National Polytechnique Institute in France, he started his career with France Telecom in 1971 in charge of several key economic business studies until 1980.

Joseph spent the next ten years as General Manager of SMT Goupil, a French computer manufacturer linked to France Telecom.

He then led Newscreen Communications, a consulting firm specialized in the field of communications and services. Joseph conducted there, for eight years, strategic activities including the development of Jabber Inc. in the European market and various important projects for Adobe France.

Joseph directs the European branch of MeetingOne with the same drive and motivation that fuels all of MeetingOne’s efforts to thrive.

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Claude Perdrillat

EVP Strategy & Development

A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves″ – Lao Tzu.

In 1970, Claude joined France Telecom in Paris where he filled several positions related to telecommunication networks and business development. There, he headed numerous international projects.
In 1979, he founded SMT, a French computer company, and was a key stakeholder of Genesys, the first reservation less conferencing company in the world.

In the nineties, in Colorado, he served as the leader of the US West/ France Telecom `CommunityLink’ joint Project (Minitel).
Later, Claude was instrumental in the emergence of the IM/XMPP technology, the growth of Jabber and its acquisition by Cisco. Also, he did then enjoy a deep involvement in MPEGLA, the rise of MPEG4 standard and a productive friendship with Adobe in new eLearning fields.

On the technical side, Claude got his Engineer Degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris and a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry & Computer Science from Paris University.

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Nethmini Manikgama

Product Manager

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

Originally from Sri Lanka, Nethmini has been a resident of Colorful Colorado since 2011.

Since joining MeetingOne in 2018, she has played multiple highly collaborative and user-focused roles. As a true team player, Nethmini believes that product management is a collaborative effort and is dedicated to fostering a culture of open communication and collaboration within her team and across MeetingOne. She understands the importance of user research and feedback in delivering products that truly make a difference for users.

She has also been known to provide leadership and mentorship that encourages team members to reach their full potential and deliver outstanding results.

Patricia Soto

Patricia Soto

Manager of Online Events

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” — Maya Angelou

Patricia has been with the MeetingOne team since May 2013, providing top-notch customer service, trainings, webinars, and conferencing production services. She has become an audio and web conferencing specialist and made a top priority of assisting with customer’s needs and resolving issues, while also giving them the tools to succeed and deliver the best online experience possible.

In her role, she works daily scheduling and managing the logistics of customer’s events; with her expertise in event design/setup and live production she’s assisted several organizations in providing their participants web conferences that fit their industry and their audience.

Tina Pino

Tina Pino

Customer Experience Manager

“Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood.” – Bill Murray

Originally from Southern California, Tina has loved and lived in Denver, Colorado since 1992. She joined the MeetingOne team in 2020, and has over 20 years of experience helping customers use technology successfully. She is always striving to better understand the technology behind the products.

She has a passion for learning and sharing knowledge, and truly cares about finding the easiest solutions and creating the best experiences for our customers.

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