Person Overview

Update
Past:
Member of Technical Staff at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Site Analyst at Cray, See All (10)
Education:
Occidental College

Detailed Description

Update

Alan has a deep interest in the future of education and learning.

Prior to Catalyzor he worked at Google managing special projects such as strategic deal development and negotiation, internal cross-functional trouble shooting and managing tricky partners.

He helped guide Google.org during its formation and made its initial set of grants. Prior to Google he played early roles in sales and business development at startups (at the time) Netscape, Infoseek, Shutterfly and Network Computing Devices, all of which went public, and Kontiki, which was acquired by Verisign.

In prior lives he was a science researcher and software engineer working on high speed parallel computing, radio astronomy and high energy physics at NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab and the California Institute of Technology; a software analyst for advanced aeronautics at Lockheed for Cray Research; and a systems engineer at Sun Microsystems.

Alan has a B.A. in Physics from Occidental College.

Experience (10)

Update
  • 2cfe0629c566626d299c25dfff0b4a9d

    Imagine K12

    Founder and Managing Partner
    Feb, 2011 - Dec, 2012
  • B0c6a0f48fe6f70ac1fd618d81a16595

    Google

    Strategic Partnerships & Special Projects
    2001 - Jan, 2007
  • 6fd5bb3b20b5952f9729c416a9a6a155

    Kontiki

    Partnership Development
    2000 - Jan, 2001
  • C7ef051f17935827f051c793f60a24de

    Shutterfly

    VP of Strategic Sales
    1999 - Jan, 2000
  • 54c06a603d0f2423d78250305d516fc2

    Netscape

    Director of Business Development and OEM Sales
    1995 - Jan, 1999
  • Cb default image

    infoseek

    Director of Business Development
    1994 - Jan, 1995
  • Cb default image

    Network Computing Devices

    Sales Manager & Systems Engineer
    1990 - Jan, 1994
  • 774d25a91b38d76eb9af99bef81f2a45

    Sun Microsystems

    Systems Engineer
    1988 - Jan, 1990

Advisory Roles (1)

Update

Education (1)

Update