Our Partner Team
Mike is a founding member of Alitek and currently leads the Enterprise Information Management practice. He has over 20 years of experience in technology, ten of which have been in his role at Alitek. He has led a wide variety of transformation projects for Fortune 100 clients that were focused on information strategy, information governance and content management strategy. His diverse background provides a strong foundation for managing Alitek’s business development and vendor partnerships. Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Mike leads Alitek’s Enterprise Information Management practice operations as well as their SAP Competency. Mike has been a technology solutions consultant for 20 years and has helped organizations in the energy, distribution, manufacturing, finance, medical, and retail industries develop and implement strategies to better manage their information. Mike’s unique background combines engineering, business training and Fortune 500 experience all of which he applies to clients across all industries increase efficiency, reduce risk and minimize costs through more efficient management of information. Mike has a passion for solving difficult business problems and has built his career working with businesses to identify and use technology to meet their needs. Mike earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas.
Tod is Alitek’s Chief Technology Officer. He has over 30 years of Information Technology experience, primarily in professional services technology consulting. With decades of experience helping business users and IT develop and refine business processes and strategies that can be enabled through technology solutions, Tod has expertise in assessing client capabilities and developing strategies around Content Management, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Search, and Business Process Management. Over the course of his career, he has managed, planned, designed, developed, and implemented business applications and services in a variety of industries using mobile, web, client/server and mainframe technologies. Tod earned his BBA from The University of Texas.
Our Principal Team
Syed is a Principal and Chief Architect at Alitek and has over 10 years of experience in providing clients, from a variety of industries, with strong business and technical consulting primarily focused on Enterprise Information Management strategy and delivery. Syed specializes in Enterprise Content & Records Management, Enterprise Architecture, Technology Evaluations, System Consolidations and Migrations, ERP Integrations and Change Management. Prior to joining Alitek, Syed provided consulting expertise in the Oil & Gas market where he focused on delivering OpenText and EMC Documentum solutions.
David is a Principal at Alitek and has over 19 years experience in the software industry with a focus on content management since 2001. Over the years he has worked with many platforms, including today’s industry leaders like SharePoint, EMC Documentum and OpenText. David is a veteran consultant who has played nearly every role on a project – from developer to project manager – and knows what it takes to deliver as a team. He offers strategic advice coupled with tactical execution, always taking the unique needs of the business into account.
VeOtis is an Alitek Principal Architect with 15+ years of experience implementing process automation, knowledge management, and enterprise search solutions. As one of our SAP experts, he has earned certifications in OpenText Archiving for SAP® and is a Document Management Consultant with emphasis on OpenText ECM solutions for SAP. Our clients rely on VeOtis for planning, integration, and deployment services, including the implementation of OpenText add-on solutions to enhance document access, SAP Finance (FI) and Human Resources (HR) modules.
David has been a Principal with Alitek for over four years. He has delivered EIM solutions in a variety of industries including exploration and production, utilities, and alternative energy. With over 30 years of experience focused on achieving business objectives through technology-enabled solutions. His experience includes work with the OpenText suite, SAP, Microsoft SharePoint, and Oracle.
Chris has been an integral member of the Alitek Enterprise Information Management team for over ten years. He has helped develop a variety of solutions for clients including well files, eDiscovery, contract management and more. With 15 years of IT consulting experience, he has architected enterprise content management, enterprise search, business intelligence, and custom application solutions for client of all sizes in a variety of industries. Chris earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas. He currently serves on the Board of the Young Friends of Ronald McDonald House in Houston and also volunteers his time with various charities.
Kathy is a Business Development Principal at Alitek with over 15 years of experience helping clients identify pain points and capitalize on technology to improve their businesses. With her vast knowledge of numerous IT solutions and ability to pair revenue generation, cost reduction, and risk mitigation needs with effective technologies, she has brought value to organizations of all sizes, from emerging markets to Fortune 25. Kathy believes in building lasting relationships with her customers and partners by listening, asking the right questions, and continually focusing on their evolving needs.
Appu is a Principal at Alitek, bringing over 20 years of experience delivering enterprise content management solutions to his clients. As an OpenText Certified Solutions Developer and respected SME (Subject Matter Expert) within the world of OpenText technologies, Appu has been peer awarded the OpenText ECM Champion Award in 2008 and 2010. Throughout the years Appu has held roles in development, architecture and project management giving him a complete understanding of all aspects of a project and how to deliver successfully. Appu enjoys educating people about ECM technologies and the benefits they provide when used effectively.
J.P. is a Delivery Principal at Alitek providing over 18 years of EIM experience specializing in information governance and records management. JP offers proven leadership as a veteran EIM program manager with in depth technical and business application knowledge across multiple EIM solutions. Prior to joining Alitek five years ago JP focused his career in the Oil and Gas market delivering a variety of EIM solutions for Fortune 100 clients, specializing in the delivery of records management solutions utilizing the OpenText Suite of RM Solutions.
Sandra is a Sales Principal at Alitek working closely with both OpenText and SAP Sales Executives to develop and close EIM opportunities. As an alumna of both SAP and OpenText, Sandra has deep expertise in extending ERP platforms to include content and information management capabilities. She brings a high level of executive presence to sales pursuits and quickly establishes herself as a trusted advisor to Alitek’s clients.
Steven has been a Principal at Alitek for over four years, joining the Enterprise Information Management team after spending a number of years with EMC Corporation. He is a veteran of the ECM/EIM discipline with more than 20 years of experience. As a strategic advisor to his clients, he leverages his knowledge of multiple market-leading content and collaboration platforms to guide them through pursuits involving initial technology selection, business requirements analysis and solution design, deployment, user enablement strategies, and ongoing operations. Steven has successfully led client initiatives for a portfolio of Fortune 500 organizations across an array of vertical markets, including Energy and Utilities, Financial Services and Insurance, Retail and Distribution, and State and Local Governments.
Bonnie Thibodeaux is a Business Development Principal bringing over 20 years of Enterprise Information Management experience to Alitek. She has extensive knowledge of Documentum and SharePoint ECM technology. As a former customer success manager and director, Bonnie understands the importance of meeting our customer’s requirements and exceeding their expectations. Prior to joining Alitek Bonnie acted in various capacities at EMC, Dell EMC and OpenText including sales, solution implementations and support. Bonnie earned numerous awards for sales, and program and delivery excellence during her tenure at EMC and Dell EMC including the Lean and Six Sigma Excellence Award. For the last seven years Bonnie has been the team leader for the Dallas chapter of the autism advocacy organization, Autism Speaks.
Patrick is a Delivery Principal at Alitek, bringing over 15 years of consulting experience with extensive knowledge in many of today’s industry leading platforms including SharePoint, EMC Documentum and OpenText. Prior to joining Alitek Patrick provided professional expertise to a variety of industries serving as a developer, solution architect, project leader, and account manager. Patrick focuses on understanding the needs of our clients and leading teams to deliver high-quality solutions that exceed client expectations. He is committed to establishing strong customer relationships that are based on trust and reliability. Patrick has a Physics and Math undergraduate degree and Computer Sciences graduate degree from the University of Kansas. Since February 2017 Patrick has been a member of the University of Kansas Physics and Astronomy Alumni Board.
Robert is a Business Development Principal at Alitek with over 27 years of Enterprise Information Management experience in the Energy, Life Sciences, Insurance and Financial industries. As an ECM solution expert, Robert understands the importance of analyzing our client’s specific needs as well as designing and implementing the most effective solution that solves their information challenges. Prior to joining Alitek, Robert held management roles with various leading technology companies including Gimmal, Perficient and IBM. Robert also brings along his thought leadership within the ECM community as a contributor on the former AIIM C26 standards committee. In addition, Robert has served on numerous product advisory boards and regularly participates in speaking engagements at various ECM conferences.