Our Story

How we got our name?

Rebecca loves bridges, a lot!

So, she wanted to incorporate a bridge into the brand thus creating the company's tag line to be “Bridge to Inclusion”.

When searching out a name she googled the “shortest bridge in the world”. 

 

Here is what she found… 

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So, Rebecca and Hilary created Zavikon LLC.

We like to think we are “The Shortest Bridge to Inclusion.”

Rebecca Beam
CEO

Rebecca Beam is Founder and CEO of Zavikon. Prior to launching Zavikon she was a founding advisory team member launching MindSpark, Inc. whose mission was to train and employ adults on the autism spectrum in technology careers. After MindSpark’s acquisition by auticon, Rebecca became President of the US operations leading the US expansion and driving growth.

 

As a veteran of the tech sector, Rebecca’s career has included senior leadership roles sourcing and developing human capital with high-demand skill sets for the area’s leading tech firms, including Fortune 100 and 500 brands. Rebecca believes there is a job out there for everyone to apply their talents and skills in a meaningful way and she is dedicated to being a bridge to an inclusive working world. She is passionate about opening doors for all individuals with disabilities or those who are neurodivergent to achieve career success. In 2019, Rebecca won the prestigious Milestones Visionary Employer Award.

Hilary Kokenda
COO

Hilary Kokenda is the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to becoming a founding member of Zavikon, she spent 10 years at The Walt Disney Company as a technologist supporting business solutions and processes.  Hilary's primary role throughout her career has been to bridge the communication gap between technology resources and the businesses they support at Fortune 500 companies.
 
Hilary's career has required her to work with individuals at all levels and drive change across all types of departments.  Through her wealth of experience in the corporate environment, she has recognized the need for and benefits of diversity, and she is passionate about being a bridge to an inclusive working world. Hilary holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mathematics/Applied Science from UCLA. 

Code of Ethics

  • Zavikon maintains a work culture of respect, dignity, and compassion. 

  • We have clearly established Standards of Excellence and all who work for, or on behalf of, the organization will always uphold these. 

  • Truthfulness and transparency are at the core of all communications, actions, and decisions. 

  • We empower individuals with different abilities to see their strengths and support their success in the workplace.

  • We see the individual’s potential and abilities first, never their limitations. 

  • We always advocate for the candidate’s success and make decisions with their well-being in mind.

At Zavikon, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and service. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, mental disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.