Michael is Executive Vice President and General Manager of ALK Technologies, Inc, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software. He oversees the company’s worldwide operations. Prior to this appointment, he held the positions of Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Managing Director, Europe.
In 2011, Michael assumed leadership of the Enterprise Solutions Group after previously leading the Consumer Products Group. Michael joined ALK in 2003 with the task of establishing the company's European operations and leading the development of CoPilot Live products tailored to the European marketplace. He oversaw the opening of offices in the United Kingdom, France and Germany and was the driving force behind strategic relationships with partners across EMEA. He built a team of marketing, business development and support professionals to support the company's rapid growth.
Prior to joining ALK, Michael worked at Compaq Computer Corporation as a Hardware Design Engineer, designing system boards for the company's renowned Alpha Server Division. Michael studied at Trinity College, where he received a research grant from NASA and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
Currently Senior Vice President, Technology, Mike’s primary expertise since joining the company in August 1983 has been software design and architecture, and applications programming particularly associated with transportation issues.
Mike directed the development of the Door-to-Door product line from ALK’s former TravRoute division: the first computer-based mapping product to provide street-level driving directions for the entire United States. Door-to-Door was the flagship product in, and serves as the backbone for, the award-winning CoPilot® in-vehicle route guidance product line.
Serving as the Lead Programmer and Project Manager, his team developed a motive power system for Canadian National Railways. CN's operations control center uses the network of high-resolution color graphic user and projector workstations, 24 hours per day, to manage the daily operations of their entire fleet of locomotives.
Mike was the original developer of ALK's PC*MILER® computer-based highway routing and mileage guide. He also served as the lead designer and developer of a fuel tax reporting system. Together, these two products are used extensively by state fuel tax auditors and throughout the trucking industry.
A member of Sigma Xi, he graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a concentration on the fields of transportation and computer graphics.
Dan leads the ALK Enterprise Solutions business unit with responsibility for sales, business development, marketing, product management and support for all products and services sold worldwide. As part of the ALK team since 2000, Dan co-established ALK's European business operations in 2003 and has built a team of sales, marketing, business and product management professionals in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and the United States to support the company's expansion globally.
Prior to his appointment, Dan was Vice President of Worldwide Business Development and the driving force behind global strategic alliances and partnerships for all of ALK's Enterprise Solutions including PC*MILER® freight transportation industry-standard routing and mileage software, CoPilot® in-vehicle fleet navigation software, and the ALK Maps visualization platform.
Dan graduated cum laude from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, majoring in International Politics.
Mark is Senior Vice President and has been with the firm since its founding in June 1979, originally as Vice President. His professional experience has focused on strategic planning, equipment management systems and routing and mapping software.
His strategic planning experience includes nearly every major U.S. railroad merger or restructuring since 1980. Mark designed and developed ALK's Advanced Traffic Diversion Model, which forecasts the changes in traffic and revenue due to railroad restructuring. He directed ALK's development of locomotive management systems for four major railroads, incorporating innovative graphic user interfaces, decision support, and system-wide optimization.
In the area of routing and mapping software, Mark designed and programmed ALK's Princeton Transportation Network Model and Graphic Information System, a pioneering mainframe-based system for transportation network display, routing, and traffic assignment. Mark has overseen the development of ALK's PC-based routing and mileage systems, PC*MILER® and PC*RAIL®, including the adaptation of the former into the Defense Table of Official Distances (DTOD) for the US Department of Defense.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with high honors from Princeton University, with a concentration in transportation studies.
Craig is Vice President Marketing for the Enterprise Solutions Group in North America. He is responsible for the Enterprise Solutions Marketing and Communications Team in North America and leads the planning and execution of the Annual ALK Technology Summit. His team, based in our Princeton, NJ office, is responsible for the marketing and communications of all of ALK's enterprise products including the entire PC*MILER product line, ALK Maps as well as the CoPilot Truck and CoPilot Live Professional products. Craig is also responsible for managing ALK’s corporate marketing communications activities.
Since joining the company in 1993, Craig has held various positions including Vice President, Marketing for PC*MILER Solutions in North America and Product Manager for numerous business software solutions. He has also held sales and marketing management positions, including Senior Director, Marketing.
Craig has led the branding of industry-standard PC*MILER and the launches of numerous industry-first software applications and services.
Prior to ALK, Craig worked as a Research Analyst with the Civil Engineering Transportation Research Department at the University of New Brunswick, a leading Canadian engineering school. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Certificate in Political Economy from Princeton University.
Craig is an active member of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), National Industrial Transportation League (NITL), National Private Truck Council (NPTC), Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA), and the New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association (NJ CAMA). He has been quoted extensively in transportation industry publications and has made numerous presentations at professional conferences throughout North America.
Dan is responsible for the Enterprise Solutions Business Development Team in North America as well as directly managing key strategic partnerships in the region. His team, based out of our Princeton, NJ office, is responsible for Channel and Business Development including working with CoPilot Truck Professional, CoPilot Live Professional, and PC*MILER solution partners and major fleet customers.
As President of ALK's former TravRoute division from 1995-2000, Dan led efforts to launch the nationwide desktop mapping solution, Door-to-Door, to the North American retail software channel. PC Data ranked TravRoute as a Top 20 Publisher of productivity software. From 1988-1992, Titus led the development of ALK’s commercial software solution, PC*MILER, and directed Sales & Marketing efforts to penetrate the commercial mileage system market by expanding distribution channels, establishing both direct and indirect sales channels and building brand awareness.
Dan holds an MBA from Columbia University with concentrations in Finance and Strategic Management. Dan is a graduate of Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with concentrations in Engineering Management Systems and Economics.