Alan has over 20 years of product development experience in the areas of the Internet and network-based products at Xerox, DEC, Apollo Computer, Mennen Medical, NeuLevel Inc., and the .US Registry. Alan has held CEO, CTO, and VP positions at NetNames, Votiv Systems, NameEngine, and the .US Registry. Alan was CEO of Votiv Systems, which he founded in 1997, and the CTO at NameEngine. Alan led the effort to develop the concepts and technology that eventually led to the RegisterFREE.com website and discount domain name registration services. Alan founded and was President of Top Domain Registry Inc. Alan received a BS in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and a MS in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Massachusetts.