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Alan Albert

Advisor Vancouver, Canada Area, CA

Serial entrepreneur and innovator now serving as a consultant and advisor to growing companies.

Serial entrepreneur and innovator now serving as a consultant and advisor to growing companies.

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Involved In

Founder

Juump Sports Interactive
Attain Corporation
Nashoba Systems (FileMaker)

Advisor

SpaceList
CircusWest Performing Arts Society
TeamFit
SpaceList Commercial Listings
Nashoba Systems (FileMaker)

Positions

President MarketFit 2012 - present
Founding Director Open Angel Society 2015 - present
Chair of the Board of Directors SpaceList 2014 - 2015
Advisor SpaceList Commercial Listings 2011 - 2015
Board Vice President, then interim Acting President CircusWest Performing Arts Society October 2012 - October 2013
Board President CircusWest Performing Arts Society October 2010 - October 2012
Co-Founder, CEO Juump Sports Interactive 2008 - 2012
President Albertworks 2005 - 2012
Board Co-Chair CircusWest Performing Arts Society October 2009 - 2010
VP Product Management, Strategy, & New Products Chancery Software 2003 - 2005
Trustee Cambridge Montessori School 2000 - 2003
VP Marketing & Product Development HighPoint Systems 1997 - 2001
Co-Founder, Chairman, VP Product Design & Marketing Attain Corporation 1990 - 1996
Sr. Software Engineer Apple (Claris) 1988 - 1989
Co-Founder, Board Member, Vice President Nashoba Systems (FileMaker) 1983 - 1989

Education

Brown University Psychology 1978 - 1981
Polytechnic School 1973 - 1977

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Restaurants and Retail
  • • Beverages
  • • CPG
  • • On-Demand
  • • Specialty Food
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Co-founder of three successful software companies. Served as board chair, director, and/or strategic advisor to several technology companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Lifetime Achievement Award from FileMaker Inc., a division of Apple Computer.

Conceived and led the design and development of multiple top-selling and award-winning products, generating over US$1 billion in cumulative revenue.

Experienced in a wide range of technologies and markets including database, e-commerce, enterprise software, content management, and social media. Alan takes particular joy in leading the creation of software, hardware, and services that non-technical people love to use.

Specialties:
- Corporate and product strategy, product innovation, market focus and alignment.
- Expertise in strategic partnerships, business planning, and product management.

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Alex Bunardzic
Founder and CEO, Jooto Software Inc.. Previously Manager, Systems Development, Raymond James Ltd..
He has substantial expertise in kick starting, incubating and bringing lucrative business ideas to full fruition.
Steven Forth
We worked together  •  Co-Founder & CEO, TeamFit and Consultant, Rocket Builders.
Alan has a deep understanding of product management and an effective process for finding product-market fit.
Bill MacEwen
We worked together  •  Founder, SpaceList. Previously Sr. Associate, Deecorp Properties. The University of British Columbia grad.
Alan has a remarkable knack for cutting through the assumptions that founders are so vulnerable to.

Troy Spracklin
We worked together  •  Co Founder, Bubbl Technology, Inc. and One, Seven On Two Design, Inc..
Troy is intelligent, hugely creative, and market-savvy. His combination of business sense, market savvy, and product design skills would be ... valuable in any venture. He's also a pleasure to work with.