Our Team

When great people work together, there is no limit to what they can achieve. Meet the team behind our world-class Time and Expense management solutions.

At DATABASICS, our team has always been the key to our success. We’re change-makers and problem-solvers. We’re never satisfied with “good enough.” And we’re committed to creating better solutions so you can work smarter, evolve faster and embrace the future with confidence.

Alan Tyson

Alan Tyson serves as the CEO of DATABASICS, an enterprise time- and expense-management solutions provider recognized by leading global organizations for its deep expertise, next-gen technology, and customer-focused platform.

Alan Tyson

CEO

Marcel Syriani

Marcel Syriani

CTO/SVP

Chris Harley

Chris Harley joined DATABASICS in 2000. As one of the old guys in the organization, he loves talking about timesheets and expense reports, and anything else you may want to talk about! Chris has held numerous roles during his time at DATABASICS, and today he manages business development, sales and partner activities.
Born and raised in Southern California, he has spent the last 20+ years in Virginia and is almost ready to call himself a Virginian. A graduate of Villanova University, Chris enjoys history, travel, golf, good drinks, and spending time with his wife and two children, especially if he can combine all of those at one time! Born and raised in Southern California, he has spent the last 20+ years in Virginia and is almost ready to call himself a Virginian. A graduate of Villanova University, Chris enjoys history, travel, golf, good drinks, and spending time with his wife and two children, especially if he can combine all of those at one time!

Chris Harley

Vice President of Sales

Jian (Jeff) Cheng

Jian "Jeff" Cheng has been at DATABASICS for 13 years. In his spare time, he keeps busy with his son's recreational minor hockey practices and games. He's a fan of the Star Wars movies and says the best part of working at DATABASICS are the flexible working hours, the team spirit, and the feeling that he's part of a family.

Jian (Jeff) Cheng

Development

Suraj Dubey

Suraj Dubey handles installation, configuration and maintenance of systems and software, along with providing IT-related customer support to clients. He joined DATABASICS as an intern in the summer of 2016 and has been a part of the DATABASICS family ever since. Suraj likes to discover new indie musicians, penning stories and poetry, and going on hikes. He's usually pretty quiet and can be spotted wearing headphones.

Suraj Dubey

Systems and Network Administrator

Bobby Gagnon

Bobby Gagnon has been with DATABASICS for two years and has been helping clients for over 10 years with their software needs. Bobby graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Biblical and Religious Studies. Bobby is co-captain of the Gagnon clan with his wife and five beautiful children. He can be found on the soccer field or baseball field with his family, or on the beach with a good book in his hand. His passion is to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.

Bobby Gagnon

Account Executive

Sean Hamilton

Sean Hamilton works with all new and current VARs to increase DATABASICS' brand awareness and product differentiation. Sean joined DATABASICS in December 2019 and before that was a member of a sales team who sold to the Federal Government through VARs. In his down time, Sean enjoys baseball (Go Dodgers!), hiking, and finding the best burger in town. Sean joined DATABASICS in December 2019 and before that was a member of a sales team who sold to the Federal Government through VARs.
In his down time, Sean enjoys baseball (Go Dodgers!), hiking, and finding the best burger in town.
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

Sean Hamilton

Channel Manager

Ed Hickey

Ed Hickey serves all customers and ensuring ongoing value and satisfaction with DATABASICS' services. Ed had been with DATABASICS for about two years. Prior, Ed successfully managed strategic customer relationships and business development for Equifax and Nielsen. Ed is a graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA, with a B.S. in Marketing. In his spare time, he finds comfort in a newfound hobby of biking and is thoroughly enjoying a recently "emptied" nest. Ed's passion for good business is strong. "Our customers are our top priority, and that priority is evident in everything we do here at DATABASICS."

Ed Hickey

Account Manager

Namrata Hirani

Namrata Hirani has been with the company for twenty years. She enjoys cooking cuisines from around the world and is constantly working on honing her cooking skills. She is an ardent yoga practitioner. Her favorite place to visit is Vancouver for its scenic trails and mountains. Her all-time favorite TV shows are The Big Bang Theory and Homeland.

Namrata Hirani

Post Implementation Manager

Bob Ludwick

Bob Ludwick helps to provide application support to our clients and works with facilities and general office management. Bob graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia. In his spare time, he loves traveling, cooking, hiking and canoeing. Bob enjoys helping to solve problems and working in a team-oriented environment.

Bob Ludwick

Customer Support Coordinator

Loran Abdul Massih

Loran Abdul Massih is responsible for tracking and fixing bugs in DATABASICS, where he's worked for almost three years. Loran graduated from Aleppo University in Syria as a Computer Engineer in 2003. He loves homemade sweets. His motto is that he will never give up because if today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will bring sunshine. Loran enjoys working with his team and considers them family.

Loran Abdul Massih

Software Test Engineer

Amanda Canupp Mendoza

Amanda Canupp Mendoza is a writer with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction, as well as a published essayist and photographer. She has traveled the world and been to every existing Disney theme park. Her favorite cities to explore were Bruges, Belgium and Kyoto, Japan. She's also the mom of a toddler and an avid borrower of books from the library.

Amanda Canupp Mendoza

Creative Marketing

Torbjorn Nilsen

In his focus on facilitating for control and visibility, leading to tangible bottom line value, Torbjorn Nilsen creates efficiencies and streamlines business processes alongside Finance, IT and HR groups across all industries and verticals. Since starting his career at Oracle long ago, Torbjorn has participated in tremendous change within the software industry, and he continues to lead change initiatives in Time and Expense reporting for Fortune Global 500 as well as start-up companies.

Torbjorn Nilsen

Director of Business Analysis

Anthony Vallelonga

Anthony Vallelonga handles application security, application design and user experience. He has been with the company for seven years. Anthony graduated from Marymount University Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Information Technology and holds certifications and training in web application security, programming and UX design. He enjoys exercising, traveling and wood working. For Anthony, communication is key for understanding customer needs and exceeding expectations.

Anthony Vallelonga

Product Security and UX Engineer

Ryan Vaz

Ryan Vaz is a soccer-playing IT systems manager who has been with DATABASICS for more than nine years. He also loves to travel, and his favorite place to visit was Paris. Lately, his goal has been to teach his basenji, Archie, some new tricks, but Archie would rather do his own thing. Ryan is also always up for getting delicious tapas and talking about the latest book he's read.

Ryan Vaz

IT Systems Manager

Michael Veytsman

Michael Veytsman was born in Moscow, Russia and has a PhD in Operation Research. After university, he worked for more than 17 years in a research organization specializing in transportation before coming to DATABASICS, where he has worked for almost two decades.

Michael Veytsman

Principal Software Engineer

Jason Wade

Jason Wade, who is part of our Sales team, has been with DATABASICS since 2017. Before joining DATABASICS, he spent 17 years in the Legal Services industry. When not helping organizations streamline and automate Time & Expense management, you can find Jason at the baseball field or golf course with his two boys. When not helping organizations streamline and automate Time & Expense management, you can find Jason at the baseball field or golf course with his two boys.

Jason Wade

Sales Executive

Young White

Young White has been with DATABASICS for 6 years. Prior to joining the DATABASICS team, she was the DATABASICS site administrator as a client. She has an Accounting and Finance background. In the evenings to wind down for the day, you can catch her watching a crime or medical show. Grey's Anatomy and Law and Order SVU are her go-to shows.

Young White

Application Consultant