Leadership

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Working together to add value and drive growth

Aleran’s Minneapolis-based team is always working hard to find novel ways to leverage market-changing forces as we create new tools and buyer journeys for our customers.
With an expanding team of creative and innovative thinkers, we are focused on increasing your revenues and driving sales growth.

Alex Sayyah

CEO
Alex Sayyah brings over 20 years of experience leading eCommerce, digital innovation, and revenue teams for global B2B and B2C brands. As a strategic, data-driven and growth-focused executive, Alex lives by the mantra: push harder. With proven success creating strategic roadmaps that drive market development and expansion, Alex has met aggressive revenue goals for online/offline businesses and managed cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Alex Kushner

CTO & Founder
A pioneering force in building innovative CRM and logistics software solutions for Fortune 500 companies, Alex Kushner founded Aleran Software with the singular goal of making complex and expensive technologies simple and affordable enough for SMBs. His focus was on using “free-up” principals and designing software for the sales rep and manufacturer — streamlining their back office by eliminating much of the costly, non-productive and time-intensive burdens of IT.

Sarat Kakumanu

VP of Technology
As leader of the Aleran technology team, Sarat Kakumanu is responsible for the design, development and support of Aleran’s suite of platform solutions. With his early experience utilizing OCR and NLP technologies in developing document management software for medical record retrieval, Sarat is a proven leader in creating CRM and FFA (Field Force Automation) products.

Beverly Tokarz

VP of Business Development
With decades of experience initiating and managing external relationships for marketing, licensing and development for Fortune 100 companies (Honeywell and Hewlett-Packard) and successful start-ups, Beverly Tokarz focuses her love of new technologies by always asking the question “how can this bring business value?” Beverly holds a BS, in Electrical Engineering from NDSU in Fargo, ND; and a MS, Electrical Engineering and a MS, Management from MIT in Cambridge, MA.

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