Mr. Taylor brings more than twenty years of management and operating experience to his role as CFO. Before joining Adaptive Computing, Alan Taylor served as the CFO and then CEO of DirectPointe, a managed IT services provider. Prior to that he was the CFO of Helius Inc. where Alan Taylor was instrumental in getting Helius acquired by Hughes Network Systems. Mr. Taylor also served as the Director of Finance and Group Controller for the Product Development Organization at Novell, where he worked extensively in the product planning process. Prior to Novell, he held analyst and senior level positions in finance and international business development with Boeing, Ford Motor Company, and Honeywell. Mr. Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in finance and an MBA from Brigham Young University.
"Alan has in-depth merger and acquisition experience combined with significant operational experience in international finance and business development", commented Rob Clyde, CEO of Adaptive Computing. "With Alan on board, Adaptive has a solid footing for the bright financial future that will support the company's continued rapid growth. I am very impressed with Alan's ability to quickly grasp the financial needs of our company and make an immediate positive impact. Adaptive is honoured to have such talent and we look forward to a successful future."