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Technolutions is a software development firm that specializes in the research, design, and development of information management systems serving the higher education industry. Founded in 1994 by Alexander Clark, Technolutions has served the education industry for more than two decades. In 2000, Technolutions introduced Slate, its flagship information management system. Technolutions has a rich history of being first-to-market with innovative, transformative technologies that keep its clients on the cutting edge.
Technolutions is trusted by more than 1,400 colleges and universities including top national research universities, liberal arts colleges, public universities, graduate and professional schools, and scholarship foundations. Technolutions works with 48 of the top 50 nationally ranked universities, 47 of the top 50 nationally ranked liberal arts colleges, the majority of the top 25 business schools, and many other of the world's undergraduate, graduate, and professional school programs.
Slate remains the de facto standard bearer for admissions, advancement, and student success technologies, handling the breadth and depth of these institutional offices.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Clark is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Technolutions. Alexander founded Technolutions in 1994 while a seventh-grader in Mississippi (CEEB 251424). In 2000, while a first-year English major at Yale, Alexander developed and introduced Slate, pioneering bedrock admissions technologies including online decisions and admitted student interactive portals. Described as a higher ed "Wizard of Oz" in a feature article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Alexander has continued to lead Technolutions and its Slate community through its decades of innovation and growth.
Alexander lives in North Haven, Connecticut with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, Pierson, Preston, and Berkeley. Alexander and Jennifer together founded Slate School, a 501(c)(3) non-profit K-6 elementary school sited on a 25-acre nature-based campus in North Haven. Slate School is the only independent school in the country to provide need-blind admissions and meet 100% of all demonstrated financial need. In 2018, Alexander was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Quinnipiac University for his work as an entrepreneur and philanthropist.
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