Alan Lysne has been a co-founder, CEO, CTO, and COO of a number of technology businesses, and has been working with startups for well over a decade. Previously, Alan was the CEO of a Canadian venture-backed mobile company that was acquired by Grapple Mobile, an award winning design and development company based out of London. After the acquisition, he served as COO and led the Toronto office. Prior to that, Alan was co-founder and CTO of Davinci Technologies, one of the first web based bill presentment companies with a global customer base of mobile operators. Davinci was acquired by CSG Systems (now Comverse Technology) where Alan served as an Executive Director and led a global team of over 80 people based in the U.S., Canada, France, India and China. Alan started his career as a consultant with Accenture, and holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University.