Alan Schiffres

Alan Schiffres is co-founder and Managing Director of Infolinx.

Before founding Infolinx, Alan spent over 40 years in financial services, including senior positions at Citicorp, Dean Witter, and American Express, where he served as Chief Credit Officer for the firm’s Gold/Platinum Card Division and consumer lending products.

In addition to his work in industry, Alan was Partner/Managing Director at Novantas Inc. where he led the consulting firm’s Consumer Risk Management and Advanced Analytics practices.  He was also Managing Director at Portfolio Management Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in consumer credit risk management.

Throughout his career, Alan’s has been a leader in conceiving, developing and applying advanced data science and analytic solutions to support business decisions and set business policy.  Through Infolinx Alan seeks to leverage and apply his decades of practical risk management experience to a new domain – academic publishing -- and develop and deploy best-in-class solutions to address the challenges of publishing integrity.

Alan earned a ScB in Computer Science from Brown University and a MBA from the Harvard Business School.