Alexander Street has a strong, dedicated and innovative Technology Team. We are always on the lookout to build new products and new features and overall improve the experience of our users. We are always interested in resolving the challenges ahead of us and listening to what our customers need, and are always attracted by new technologies that will improve our platforms.
We are located on three continents but we are a cohesive team. We look out for each other and challenge each other. We support each other and we push for more. We work as a team but listen to every individual. Oh, and along the way, we certainly try to have fun!
Chief Operating Officer
Andrea has more than 15 years of experience publishing for learning and research. Working for SIRS, Chadwyck-Healey, ProQuest, and the University of North Carolina, Andrea has held multiple roles in the development of more than 30 humanities and faculty development databases. With a B.A. in philosophy and German from Hamilton College and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Michigan, Andrea believes you can study Nietzsche and still find a job.
VP of Product Development
Pete has been a technologist in the industry for over 25 years working for companies that produce library information products. He's held senior technical positions at SilverPlatter, KnowledgeCite, HW Wilson and Credo Reference. Pete has an ALB in Natural Sciences/Computer Science from Harvard University. Pete gets inspired working with librarians, many of who are early adopters, passionately service oriented and can accomplish amazing things with limited resources.
Senior Software Architect
John has over 15 years of experience in software development and related technologies and processes, spanning academic, public, and financial sectors, with additional passion in agile methodologies and lean development.
He has a BSc. Hon. degree in Applied Physics, and an MSc. in Internet Systems Development, both from the University of Portsmouth. In his spare time, he has a eclectic range of scientific, cultural, and media interests and recently decided on a “just the one bookshelf” rule.
Sr. Development Manager
JiaJun has 10 years of experience in software development and related technologies and 5 years of experience in management. As a project manager and technical leader he has successfully delivered more than 20 projects related to content management systems, internal systems, and Windows applications. JiaJun holds a PMP certificate and Scrum Master certificate in management, as well as an RHCE certificate for technical expertise.
Senior Team Leader
Hao has more than 10 years of experience in software development. He has designed and developed a variety of Web products in the retail, payment, multimedia, and social networking spheres. Hao has a passion for leading teams on challenging projects, enthusiasm for learning new technologies, and a track-record of agility and strong self-motivation. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and automation from Shanghai University, and in his spare time he enjoys listening to music and reading.