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Alpha Technology Solutions is an independent training and services company created in partnership with Alpha Software Corporation.

Our mission at Alpha Technology Solutions is to help developers get the most out of their investment in Alpha Anywhere by providing them with high-quality, professional training delivered by our expert staff, along with a range of related services. Our leading edge curriculum enables developers to create innovative business applications for the Mobile Era in the fastest, most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

 

Our Team

Mark Flanagan

Mark Flanagan, Founder and CEO

Mark is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Technology Solutions (ATS). He has over twenty-five years of experience and success introducing breakthrough products and services in emerging technology markets. Prior to working with the Co-founders of Alpha Software as a Strategic Advisor, he was the Co-founder and CEO of TEAMworks Software, eVisioner, Envox Worldwide, and Brooktrout Software.

He was also the President, CEO & Publisher of Lotus Publishing Corp., which served the information and training needs of the Lotus Development customer-base through Lotus Magazine, Lotus Newsletters, Lotus Books, Lotus Videos and Courseware, and the Lotus World Conference and Exposition.

In addition, Mark has held senior management positions at Kurzweil Applied Intelligence, Inc., International Data Group, Lotus Development Corporation and General Computer Corporation. 

Scott Tepper

Scott A. Tepper

Scott Tepper is the company's Director of Curriculum and Instructor Development. He has worked in user education and training in technology fields for over twenty-five years now. His background draws on a wide range of experience that encompasses database systems, interactive phone response systems and high-end voice solutions, advanced speech recognition technology, and now, mobile business application development. He has been responsible for every aspect of the user education and training process: the instructional design cycle, teaching, developing new trainers, running a customer education group, and the marketing and sales of training services. Scott has designed and delivered training and educational curriculum for audiences ranging from beginners to highly experienced, power users. Regardless of the product, technology or audience, he is guided by the teaching of Miyamoto Musashi – “Everything is difficult at first.”

A graduate of Brandeis University, Scott received his Ed.M. from Harvard University.

Max Hammond

Max Hammond

Max Hammond is one of the company's Master Instructors, the editor/narrator of our "Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Alpha Anywhere" subscription series, as well as our resident Alpha Anywhere expert. In addition, he provides ATS clients with advisory and contract development services. A career entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience, Max has built businesses in retail, wholesale, construction, and various service industries, as well as in emerging technologies. His core competency is his ability to understand market and customer requirements and then to direct the efforts of an application development team to address those requirements. That is why Alpha Anywhere is his development platform of choice for building robust and secure mobile business applications. In addition to leading development teams, Max enjoys supporting new mobile business application developers as an advisor in various industry segments. His enthusiasm for Alpha Anywhere, and for technology in general, is contagious with clients and students alike.

Jon Sachs

Jon Sachs

Jonathan Sachs is Team Leader for Marketing Communications. He has designed our website, which he updates and maintains on an ongoing basis. Jon also oversees our own onboarding efforts; and, he manages all of our direct marketing activities, our blog, and our print communications. In addition, he handles all of our photography and video production. Jon is a graduate of MIT with a degree in Art and Design, which gives him a unique ability to work in the world of visuals but also to understand highly technical concepts. He can not only communicate with technical experts, but also with users of varying levels of experience and expertise, which makes him invaluable in expressing complex concepts to a wide range of audiences.

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Our Advisors

Mark Bancroft
President, Bancroft Contracting Corp. 

John Brodeur
Chairman, Brodeur Partners

Robert J. Golub, MD, FACC
CIO, Cardiology Associates of Central Connecticut 

Martin Heller
Technologist, Writer and Editor

James Henderson, Esq.
Corporate Counsel

Anne Marando
Executive Director, Graduate Professional Studies at Brandeis University

Dan Meleney
Data & Analytics Manager, General Electric 

Elizabeth Rosenzweig
Principal Usability Consultant/Bentley University's Design and Usability Center, Author and Lecturer

Jeff Tarter
Author, Publisher and Software Industry Analyst
Founder, Association of Support Professionals

 

Here's who we work with.

We provide software developers, in organizations large and small, with the product training and related services they need to create the robust and secure business applications required in today’s Mobile Era. With Alpha Anywhere, they can build their business applications once and then adapt them to run on the latest tablets and smartphones as well as laptops and desktop PCs, ensuring an uncompromised and intuitive user experience on each smart computing device.

Many of our customers have a long-standing relationship with Alpha Software. Others are new to Alpha. In both cases, they were looking for a company that could deliver best-in-class training and related services so that they, in turn, could create the innovative mobile business applications that their users required.

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