Instructors

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.

Jay Talbott

Jay Talbott

Jay is a Master Instructor for Alpha Technology Solutions and the narrator for the popular instructional video "The Alpha Developer's Guide to Xbasic."  In addition, he provides our clients with advisory and contract development services. He is also the President of Talbott Associates Consulting, a company that he founded in 2008. He has extensive experience in many facets of the PC computing industry and has been creating customized business applications with Alpha Software's rapid application development platform since 1993. Jay has trained and provided mentoring to hundreds of developers over the past five years, enabling them to build robust and secure business applications with Alpha Five and Alpha Anywhere. He is an active member of the Independent Alpha Developers Network (IADN) and a frequent contributor to the Alpha Software Message Board.

Nate Mitchell

Nate Mitchell

Nate Mitchell is one of Alpha Technology Solutions' Master Instructors and also provides ATS's clients with advisory and contract development services. He is a certified software development project manager with extensive IT experience. Nate has worked with over a hundred clients, successfully implementing sophisticated business applications in both the private and public sectors. He has a proven track record of delivering quality results on schedule and within budget, and he has an overriding commitment to customer service. His own technical background includes experience with Fortune 100 companies as well as state government. His development training made for an easy transition to Alpha Anywhere, Alpha Software's mobile rapid application development platforms. Nate is the President of Genesis Apps, a consulting services company that is focused on building data-driven business applications.

Colin Gorman

Colin Gorman

Colin is an instructor with Alpha Technology Solutions. In addition, he provides ATS clients with advisory and contract development services. He is also a developer for Talbott Associates Consulting. He has extensive experience creating customized business applications with Alpha Five and Alpha Anywhere, leveraging his background and expertise with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, and xBasic. He is an effective communicator and an excellent teacher who enjoys working closely with others to expand their skills and ability to build the innovative business applications required in this new Mobile Era.