Advisory Board

Timothy Frazier
Founder, Sunflower Systems

Tim Frazier was the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Sunflower Systems® where he defined the vision, guiding principles and technical architecture for the Sunflower product line. Prior to founding Sunflower, Tim was a senior consultant in the Federal Practice at Oracle Consulting working with NASA and energy vertical markets. Tim holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and applied mathematics from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia.



Alan S. Fisher
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board
, Iron Speed

Mr. Fisher was a General Partner at Outlook Ventures, Inc., a venture capital company prior to co-founding Iron Speed, Inc. He co-founded Onsale, Inc. (now part of Amazon) and was its Chief Technology Officer from July 1994 to December 1999. He also co-founded and was President of Software Partners, Inc., a developer and publisher of software products from August 1988 to July 1994. From April 1984 to August 1988, Mr. Fisher served as Technical Marketing Manager and Product Development Manager for Teknowledge, Inc., a developer of artificial intelligence software products. From June 1981 to April 1984, he served as a member of the technical staff for AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Mr. Fisher has served on the boards of several publicly traded companies including Onsale, Inc. , an Internet auction retailer;, an Internet retailer of computers and software; FatBrain, Inc., an Internet retailer of technical and professional books; and Infodata Systems Inc., an e-business consulting services company.

Mr. Fisher received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri.