As a student at Baylor University in the 80s, Charlie Alsmiller graduation he became a programmer and hating that life! He received an MBA and became a consultant with PWC and Deloitte - two of the top-tier management consulting firms He quickly saw that most companies are under-deployed and over-spent in technology - meaning they owned more technology capability than they can ever actually use. Charlie set out on a career to help companies make the most of their technology and make the deployment of advanced technologies easier. In 1999 he founded OmniSpace technologies, a very early Software as a Service model. In 2005, he founded Appterra, focusing on helping mid-sized organizations connect seamlessly with their customers and suppliers through technology that his company owns and operates, as a service. He has always enjoyed bridging the usability gap of technology, but also enjoys the outdoors immensely. He is an avid outdoorsman, hiking and climbing whenever and wherever he can.