Alan is the CTO of Øptimus. He manages the development team and the overall architecture and technologies used in building the 0ptimus software platform and associated tools.
Alan has over 25 years experience developing and driving the adoption of new technologies that empower people to improve their lives, businesses, and communities. He has helped popularize technologies such as on-demand book printing, personal color printing, 3d gaming, personal video editing, internet video working in executive marketing, sales, and general management roles for international companies such as DivX, Phoenix Technologies, Ravisent, ATI Technologies, QMS, Xerox and IBM. Data science and machine learning are his current passions.
Alan was born in Switzerland, grew up in Canada, and have been in the United States since 1999. He is married with two young adult sons and is a co-founder and board member of Givsum.com, a social good platform. He has a BASc from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from The Schulich School of Business, York University.