Company Background

The People-OnTheGo concept was envisioned in early 2000, initially as the result of informal discussions with colleagues on the topic of productivity in the new "digital" age. Several insights were gained and the magnitude of the challenges surrounding e-mail and its impact on corporate productivity were recognized. This process was transformed into a comprehensive and structured research that included surveys, interviews, and focus groups with individuals and teams from leading Silicon Valley organizations. Today the People-OnTheGo network of associates provides a broad range of training, coaching, consulting, and technical services and continues to pioneer the work in e-mail efficiency and effectiveness, as well as the concept of total organization.

Management Team

Pierre Khawand

Founder and principal of People-OnTheGo, Pierre has more than fifteen years of experience in the software industry. Pierre has founded several companies including a financial software company in 1987 (Computer Trends, Inc.) and an e-CRM company in 1995 (Imparto Software Corporation), raised several multi-million dollar funding rounds, and completed two successful acquisitions. In the last few years, Pierre's interest has centered around bridging the gap between technology and people. He founded People-OnTheGo to help corporate users manage e-mail and digital communication tools more effectively, and he founded Digital-OntheGo to help organizations take full advantage of the new advances in digital video and web distribution. Both are part of the OnTheGo Technologies L.L.C. Pierre holds a Master's degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and has completed several Executive Education programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Management (Stanford, California).

Kim Silverman

Productivity Expert & Entrepreneur, Kim Silverman is a dynamic, result-driven professional with more than 20 years experience in consulting, training and business development.

Principal strengths include unlocking the unique brilliance in motivated people, profitability analysis, developing systems to enhance productivity and developing rapport quickly and effectively in person, online and telephonically.

Kim masterfully helps everyone from “technology challenged” individuals to advanced power users rapidly learn and implement overall methodologies. Her unique talent includes offering specific tips and techniques to achieve the results most important to them and their careers/businesses.

Her webinars include a variety of entrepreneurial productivity systems, management topics and applications including, Accomplishing More with Less, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive, Total Organization, Career in the Age of Apps, Staying Focused in an ADD World, Overcoming Overwhelm in the Midst of Chaos, Building A Profitable Business in Your Spare Time and more.

She holds a Business Degree in Marketing & Finance and a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science specializing in Consulting, Training and Business Development.

Rick Colosimo

Legal and Strategic Counsel of People-OnTheGo, Rick Colosimo is also a managing director of ThoughtStorm Strategic Capital LLC, a boutique investment bank specializing in strategic financial transactions for emerging growth and distressed companies. He sits on the boards of StoryCorps Productions, a nonprofit dedicated to telling the stories of charities through digital video, and Casahl Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software for collaborative application integration, extension, and migration. At TEN (The Enterprise Network), he serves as volunteer Staff Counsel while he maintains a boutique corporate law practice focused on start-ups and emerging growth companies. He is a former US Army Infantry officer and a lawyer admitted to practice in New York and California. While serving in the Army, he graduated from Officer Candidate School and Ranger School. He later practiced law in New York City and Silicon Valley, where his practice included start-ups, venture financing, and mergers and acquisitions. He earned his law degree at Cornell Law School and is a graduate of Allegheny College, where he serves on the Alumni Council. He can be reached at