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.
Director of Innovation
Matt leads our Innovation Division responsible for ensuring that Slate continues to evolve to meet the needs of our growing and diverse community. This involves everything from product management and engineering to client success, documentation, and training. Before joining Technolutions in 2014, he actually helped implement Slate at Claremont McKenna College and Occidental College in Southern California. Matt has a BA in Government and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College.Matthew's LinkedIn Profile
Jen partners with her colleagues and Technolutions’ clients on all aspects of legal and compliance matters. In her role as Corporate Counsel, she manages client and vendor contracts and supports the Company’s RFP and client onboarding functions. She also coordinates strategic initiatives in alignment with the Company’s goals and culture of people-centered priorities. Prior to joining Technolutions, Jen owned a legal consulting practice, was in the private practice of law in New York City and Fairfield County, Connecticut, and was in-house employment counsel for two Fortune 500 companies in the financial services and insurance industries. She graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences of Cornell University and from the George Washington University Law School and is the proud mother of a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate and a Clemson University graduate.
Director of Business Intelligence
As our Director of Business Intelligence, Anthony brings more than seventeen years of private business, higher education, and enterprise systems administration experience to his role. Anthony is responsible for overseeing business analytics and market & competitive intelligence initiatives, where he transforms data into actionable insights that inform Technolutions’ strategic business decisions and competitive growth strategy. Prior to joining Technolutions in 2013, he worked in systems administration at Yale University.
Anthony holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Quinnipiac University, an MS in Information Systems from Bryant University, an ALM in Management from Harvard University, and a certificate in Business Strategy from Cornell University.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Lisa brings more than 20 years of experience in technology administration in the higher education, finance, and media industries to her role at Technolutions. As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Lisa administers the Slate Preferred Partner Program and manages relationships with third-party organizations that provide services complementary to Slate. Lisa is responsible for ensuring partner organizations add value to the Slate user community by understanding Technolutions’ strategic goals. Lisa holds a BS in Management Information Systems from the University of Connecticut, an MS in Instructional Technology from Southern Connecticut State University, and a certificate in Business Strategy from Cornell University.Lisa's LinkedIn Profile
Director of Finance
Ryan is an accomplished financial leader with over fifteen years’ experience at multiple fortune 500 companies prior to joining Technolutions in 2016. As Director of Finance, he leads our financial operations and is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive financial and business processes to support and drive Technolutions’ success. Ryan holds a BS in Business and Accounting from SUNY Plattsburgh.Ryan's LinkedIn Profile
Director of Experience
As our Director of Experience, Darice brings the Technolutions and Slate brands to life. Prior to joining the company in 2012, she worked in marketing and event planning for both B2B (The International Beauty Show, Clio Awards, and Nielsen Business Media) and global humanitarian and performing arts nonprofit organizations (Save the Children, Shubert Theater, and International Festival of Arts and Ideas) where she shaped and executed brand and sponsorship marketing strategies. She is responsible for developing the Slate Innovation Festival, which includes the Slate Summit, our annual user conference and networking extravaganza. Darice holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fordham University and is on the Board of Directors for Slate School and the Arts Council of Greater New Haven.
Director of Service
Trevor leads the Service Division at Technolutions, which is responsible for supporting the more than 1,500 institutions using Slate. From implementation to go-live and beyond, we partner with our clients to ensure they are getting the most out of Slate. Prior to joining Technolutions in 2013, Trevor worked in college admissions as an Associate Director of Admissions & New Student Financial Aid, helping to implement Slate from the other side of the desk. Trevor has a BA in Theater Arts from Beloit College.Trevor's LinkedIn Profile
Chief Information Officer
Peter is responsible for our information technology, including infrastructure, cybersecurity, policies and compliance, and vendor management. He helps ensure that our IT services, both internal and external facing, meet our high standards of availability and robust security. Prior to joining Technolutions in 2012, he spent 15 years working in software development and IT management at Yale University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and an MS and MPhil from Yale, all in Biology.Peter's LinkedIn Profile