Al WeingartnerMr. Al WeingartnerMr. Weingartner
has over 30 years experience in the computer and software industry.Since 1993, Mr. Weingartner has managed his own consulting practice, Topix Technologies, focused on serving international high-tech companies.Prior to Topix, Mr. Weingartner served as Senior Vice President and was on the Board of Directors of Rainbow Technologies, a software security company.He
launched Rainbow's international business, participated actively in its initial and follow-on public offerings and concluded a $20 million acquisition of its largest competitor, Microphar
, a French company headquartered in Paris.Rainbow reached a market capitalization of $250 million during his
Prior to Rainbow, Mr. Weingartner
participated in several start-ups seeking to expand internationally, first with Timesharing Development
, a software accounting firm featuring financial consolidation and management reporting via General Electric Company's worldwide computer network.Mr. Weingartner started his career with the General Electric Company in its Information Services Computer Division and culminated in his appointment to head the European Marketing Operations, based in London.Mr. Weingartner holds an MBA from University of Southern California and a BSEE from Drexel University.