meet our team

Better Together

Everything we do at Alternis IT is based on partnership. We pursue relationships not transactions. The result is a thriving community of entrepreneurs and professionals who value integrity and transparency in their business endeavors.

Our clients trust us not only for how we run their technologies but for how we operate our own business. Alternis IT uses a contemporary, virtual business model with a distributed team of local and national technology professionals at-the-ready 24/7.

At Alternis IT, we've transformed traditional Managed Security Services through a dynamic approach that champions agility and efficiency, allowing us to tailor solutions precisely to our clients' unique needs. This innovation is made possible by our carefully curated technologies and processes, each specializing in a distinct facet of cybersecurity.

Through the implementation of pod architecture within our teams, we ensure a dedicated group is assigned to support each client, fostering highly personalized relationships. This unique strategy enables us to offer a comprehensive suite of services, providing our clients not only with cutting-edge solutions but also a seamless connection to a familiar team member who intimately understands their business needs.

Our philosophy is to adapt our partner choices to the magic quadrant research developed by the leading technology research company in the world, Gartner. At Alternis IT, our commitment goes beyond securing data; we establish enduring partnerships, prioritizing personalized approaches to empower our client's journey toward their full potential.

Since launching in Silicon Valley in 2013, we’ve grown to serve more than 25 cities across the US. Over the years, we’ve refined our processes and learned how to best serve growth-minded ventures like yours. Now, we’re a full-service, global IT company maintaining mission-critical data and systems for a variety of verticals. From CPAs and healthcare organizations to law firms and corporations of every stripe, we are a leading provider of IT and cybersecurity services to small and midsize businesses all over the world.

As technologies evolve, so do we and as our partner, so will your business.

Grow with us!

art katch, founder & ceo

Founder and CEO Art Katch is your on-demand Chief Technology Officer. Based in Silicon Valley, Katch launched Alternis IT as a means of leveraging cloud-based IT solutions to small and mid-size businesses like his own. Originally from Tehran, Katch is a graduate from Silliman University, a Philippines-based private research university, and the Tehran Institute of Technology where he obtained his BS in computer science and an E-MBA in strategic planning, respectively.

FERNANDO DE LEON, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Dedicated to helping businesses benefit from cloud computing, De Leon was among the first Bay Area salespeople to promote cloud environments for business. 20 years on, he’s an industry expert in managed, network, and security services. De Leon hosts the popular IT Pro Podcast and maintains a passion for reducing clients’ IT operational expenses.

DAEDALUS HOWELL, Brand Director

With extensive experience in digital, broadcast and print media, Howell has brought voice to the visions driving a variety of high-profile technology and consumer packaged goods companies. From journalism and branded content to ventures in entertainment, Howell is an expert storyteller.

GREG MORA, Vice President of Security and Operations

With two decades of cybersecurity expertise, Mora has had hands-on experience with the security needs of thousands of organizations. Among other cybersecurity measures, Mora seeks to stem rising tied of client ransomware infections by implementing Endpoint Detection and Response protocols as well as artificial intelligence-based antivirus applications.

PETER MU, Chartered Financial Consultant™

As a fiduciary adviser and financial coach, Mu has extensive experience helping organizations optimize their incentive plans, reduce tax liabilities, increase savings resulting in more equitable rates for their clients. Mu is known throughout the industry for his coaching methodology and innovative approach in financial planning.

Our Executive Profiles

Art Katch

Founder & CEO

Founder and CEO Art Katch is your on-demand Chief Technology Officer. Based in Silicon Valley, Katch launched Alternis IT as a means of leveraging cloud-based IT solutions to small and mid-size businesses like his own. Originally from Tehran, Katch is a graduate from Silliman University, a Philippines-based private research university, and the Tehran Institute of Technology where he obtained his BS in computer science and an E-MBA in strategic planning, respectively.

Frank Jones

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Dedicated to helping businesses reduce IT operational expenses and leverage cloud computing for a scalable solution, Jones was among the first Bay Area salespeople to promote cloud environments for enterprise and small business. Jones also works to increase market share by leveraging cutting-edge marketing strategies including SEM and social media. 20 years on, he’s recognized as an industry expert in managed, network, and security services.

Daedalus Howell

Brand Director

With extensive experience in digital, broadcast and print media, Howell has brought voice to the visions driving a variety of high-profile technology and consumer packaged goods companies. From journalism and branded content to ventures in entertainment, Howell is an expert storyteller.

Peter Mu

Chartered Financial Consultant™

As a fiduciary adviser and financial coach, Mu has extensive experience helping organizations optimize their incentive plans, reduce tax liabilities, increase savings resulting in more equitable rates for their clients. Mu is known throughout the industry for his coaching methodology and innovative approach in financial planning.

Donna Eller

Personal Performance Coach Consultant

A management and leadership expert, Eller has nearly 30 years of experience in the transformation, training, and development of organizational leaders as a personal performance coach. A career-long entrepreneur, she has enjoyed previous success in both the entertainment and real estate industries.

Erik Gallardo

Design Director

With extensive experience in user-interface design for apps and websites, design director Gallardo has spent his career honing a clean and contemporary aesthetic. His design philosophy emphasizes clarity and organization in a manner that’s on-trend and leverages the latest web development techniques and technologies.

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