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Spreadsheet Pioneer Dan Bricklin Joins Alpha Software as CTO
JUNE 19, 2013 AT 10:22 AM PT Dan Bricklin, co-creator of Visicalc and known as the “father of the electronic spreadsheet,” has hired on as chief technology officer for Alpha Software, the Burlington, Mass.-based maker of business software development tools. The company also added industry veteran John Cullinane as an investor and adviser, and announced the launch of Alpha Anywhere, a product for developing business software for multiple platforms.
Co-founder of Alpha Software, Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, sales, and marketing. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi www.tubifi.com.
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