Alan Cox

VP, Software Engineering

Alan has over 20 years of engineering and leadership experience. He takes pride in creating environments where each individual can thrive. In the context of software engineering, this means team members know they’re building meaningful and valuable solutions for Geoforce clients and they have fun doing so.

Prior to joining Geoforce, Alan was employee #2 and CTO at SignalPath (acquired by Verily, an Alphabet Company) as well as SVP of Engineering at Wisp (acquired by WELL Health).

He has a BS degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Appalachian State University and an MS in Operations Research from North Carolina State University. His master’s thesis investigated techniques for improving the U.S. Army’s ability to predict when its attack helicopters would need preventive maintenance. He is currently working on his MBA from The University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Alan was born and raised in North Carolina and still calls it home. He lives in Apex, NC with his wife, Kate, and their two children Ash and Elliot. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching kids’ soccer, playing golf, attending Carolina Hurricanes games, and painting.