Alan Alpert is an entrepreneur and communications industry thought leader who partners with CEOs, marketing executives, and solopreneurs to grow their personal and professional brands, human-to-human. Alan believes that individualized, mobile communication is the key to 21st century marketing success. After nearly two decades delivering cutting-edge technology tools in the Direct Selling niche, Alan launched Smart Office Solutions to develop and customize a proprietary suite of mobile-ready communication products. In 2017, Alan was appointed Chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) Supplier Committee. He is a sought-after public speaker on entrepreneurship and technology strategy in the Direct Selling and marketing fields.