Chairman of AirWatch — Alan Dabbiere is the chairman of AirWatch, driving the company’s vision, direction and growth plans. Mr. Dabbiere is also the president of AJD, LLC, a privately held investment company, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).
Prior to AirWatch, Mr. Dabbiere founded Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH), the world’s leading supply-chain execution software company, where he served as president and CEO from 1990 through the end of 1999.
Following the company’s successful initial public offering in 1998, he served as Manhattan Associates’ chairman of the board of directors through 2003. Today, Manhattan Associates is a global company with over 1200 customers, 2000 employees and more than $337 million in revenue. During his tenure, Mr. Dabbiere oversaw the company’s fast-paced growth and expansion, earning numerous citations and national media attention.
While Mr. Dabbiere was leading Manhattan Associates, leading industry analysts — including Gartner, Forrester, ARC and AMR — repeatedly recognized the company as having this global industry’s most comprehensive and robust supply chain and logistics solutions.
Mr. Dabbiere currently is a member of the Washington, D.C. chapter of World Presidents’ Organization (WPO), serves on the board of PrimeRevenue, an Atlanta-based supply chain finance company, on the Foundation Board for Inova Health Systems, on the Board of Trustees for The Potomac School in McLean, VA, and on the Advisory Board of Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, which advises College leadership on matters regarding research and education initiatives.
Mr. Dabbiere is also a charter member of the Georgia Tech Hill Society and has served as a member of the President’s Advisory Board of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Advisory Board of Emory University’s Roberto C. Goizueta Business School. In 1998, he endowed the Manhattan Associates Chair of Supply Chain Management at Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Prior to Manhattan Associates, Mr. Dabbiere was a consultant for Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), a management consulting firm specializing in the consumer products, retail and healthcare sectors. He received both his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and his MBA from Indiana University.