Executive Team

David J. Cocks - CEO

David is a visionary and thought leader in LEAN Sales Compensation. He is the founder of CompensationMaster, a powerful software using LEAN process improvement, which fixes and enriches sales compensation plans to improve retention, recruiting, net income and shareholder value.

His 25 plus year compensation career includes extensive experience in Pareto Optimality, LEAN thinking, change management, theory of constraints, accounting, socio-economics, financial modelling, sales compensation (teams, management, over-rides, channel partners), incentives, transparency and fairness. 

David is the co-author of "Compensation Planning: The Key to Profitability."

He is highly respected in the industry, quoted frequently as an expert in sales force compensation, has had a number of articles published, and speaks often at industry events.

Kevin Klump - Director of LEAN Implementation

Kevin is a LEAN implementation expert with more than twenty-five years of experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He has applied LEAN to operational processes in a wide range of companies including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software, aerospace and food, and within a wide range of functions including logistics operations, sales, marketing, R&D, quality assurance and project engineering.

Kevin has improved sales and marketing by applying LEAN techniques to existing process flows. He is a leader at applying LEAN to software or virtual processes and has many published articles. He has increased the competitiveness of companies by applying LEAN in areas most companies never thought possible.

He is an expert at mentoring companies with an existing LEAN improvement program to achieve greater results.

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Carlene Byrne - Director of Finance and Administration

Carlene’s financial background makes her a unique fit at CM Global Partners. 

Her previous worked included twenty three years as Chief Financial Officer where she oversaw all corporate accounting, human resources and IT. 

She has been involved in over fifteen mergers and acquisitions and is a proven and skilled professional with an intimate knowledge of CompensationMaster’s plan designs.

Hill Carson - Senior Consultant

Hill Carson completed 20 years of service in the U.S. Navy prior to becoming a consultant to logistics, financial, and information technology firms. 

His extensive consulting experience includes training, computing least-cost routing for shipping, and the design, implementation, and management of information systems for multiple organizations. 

He has a Masters Degree in Computer Science and brings an invaluable mathematical background to CM Global Partners.

Bradley Cocks - Strategic Consultant

Bradley is a business and marketing strategy consultant with 15 years international experience delivering results and brand value for global companies, in varying sizes, across multiple sectors and ownership structures. He provides a broad range of strategic consulting solutions to maximise goals.




                Jay Datta - SVP, Sales

Jay is a consummate professional and highly experienced in sales strategy, marketing and business development. 

Jay's focus is on growing the CompensationMaster software and consulting businesses into both new and established markets, as well as spearheading a new initiative for CM Global Partners called the CIP Program, in both capacities Jay works directly with CEO David J. Cocks.

Jay is a graduate of Florida State University where he majored in Information Technology.