Alan manages Ryerson Futures’ and Zone Startups’ accelerator programs, Innovation for Hire, and seed funds in Calgary and India. He works closely with the programs’ startups to provide them with strategic and tactical guidance. He has been a co-founder, CEO, CTO, and COO of many technology businesses, and been working with startups for more than a decade. Alan was the CEO of a venture-backed mobile company acquired by Grapple Mobile and co-founder and CTO of Davinci Technologies, which was acquired by CSG Systems. Alan has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Queen’s University.