Leadership

Taraneh Satvat, Co-Founder, President, and CEO

Taraneh Satvat is the Co-Founder, President, and CEO of MIS Alliance, a privately held information technology services company based in Newton, MA. With over thirty-five years of industry experience, she is responsible for driving the company’s vision and strategy and building an organization that appreciates clients and delivers effective solutions to address their technology needs. Taraneh has been a leader in developing and implementing tailored IT solutions for leading businesses in the automotive, engineering, fitness, health care, non-profit, professional services, and property management industries across New England. She has an advanced degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northeastern University and resides in the Boston area with her husband. When not busy managing the company and supporting the firm’s diverse clients, Taraneh enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Alexis Downing, Vice President of Business Development

Alexis Downing serves as Vice President of Business Development. Alexis brings over a decade of experience in developing IT solution services for a wide range of businesses and interacts directly with C-level executives, sales engineers, and security and IT directors. Clients rely on Alexis’ collaborative and diligent approach to IT security planning to alleviate their burden of cybersecurity requirements across all key stakeholders. Prior to joining MIS Alliance, she held management positions in the healthcare, technology, and professional service industries. Alexis resides in the MetroWest area with her son, husband, and new dog, Janie.

Christopher Kimball, Director of Engineering

Christopher Kimball is the Director of Engineering. Since joining the company in 2010, Chris brings over 15 years in the technology industry. He provides a personable and knowledgeable approach to complex technical situations including IT systems, network and security administration, and operations. In 2019, Chris created a new managed cyber-security program for MIS Alliance which is tailored to fit the needs and objectives of MIS Alliance clients. Cybersecurity and ransomware protection are two of Chris’ passions to secure the health and safety of clients’ IT networks. Chris resides in Boston’s MetroSouth area with his wife and dogs.