Management Team

Jonathan Blitt, CEO, Founder

More than just another 41 year veteran of the ski slopes, Jonathan has his priorities straight, taking the love of his family, and his unbridled joy in providing his clients with unrivaled customer service in equal strides. For over 24 years he has been working with companies that have pushed the envelope of how technology can be harnessed and used to give companies, organizations and individuals a competitive advantage.

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Mr. Blitt has over 24 years of experience in the application of high technology in industries ranging from software, telecommunications and network infrastructure, and is considered an expert in the application of multimedia technology to educational remediation. Currently he holds the position of CEO for Aztec Software, a 33-year-old educational software company where he has overseen its 800% growth during the past 8 years.He previously held the position of President, ITT Industries, Network Systems and Services – Americas where he directed all business activities, marketing initiatives, strategy and financial performance of the company’s operations throughout the Americas. Mr. Blitt has extensive prior experience in infrastructure sales, operations and network planning through his work for Allied Global, where he held the title of President and was charged with developing relationships with PTTs and converging Allied’s switch-based network to an IP-based network. Blitt has also served at Metropolitan Fiber Systems, where he acted as City Vice President, MCI WorldCom and AT&T, where he was National Sales Representative.Currently, Jonathan Blitt sits on numerous boards of directors and has spoken at large industry trade shows such as SUPERnet. He has spoken as a keynote speaker at events ranging from the United Nations IT Conference to educational and technology trade shows. Co-founder of the Need2Read Foundation that facilitates the application of technology to literacy organizations, Mr. Blitt takes his love of philanthropy seriously.

Michael Kheyfets, President & COO, Founder

Friend, father, and funny are some of the many words used to describe Michael. Combining his unique understanding of operational structure, with a background in technology the only thing Mike knows he can’t do for a customer is give up.

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With over 15 years of experience in the technology industry, Michael Kheyfets brings a wealth of leadership and entrepreneurial expertise to the aText management team. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Aztec Software, as well as developing and implementing an enterprise-wide strategic information technology plan.Before joining Aztec Software, Michael was president of Digeratis.Net LLC, a New Jersey based consulting firm, which provided technology solutions to small and medium sized businesses. From his position as Director of IT for Carrier Northeast, to Site Manager for Computer Sciences Corporation where he managed 25 million dollars in assets, Mr. Kheyfets brings a broad and deep understanding of technology to any organization that he is involved in.

Phil Thompson, Chief Technology Officer

Dedicated to saving people, whether from injury as one of the nations preeminent first responders, or from inefficiency through the use of his more than ample grey matter, Phil was once voted, most likely to color outside the lines.

Salvatore Scotto, Chief Architect

Part really smart guy, part gamer, all great person to have in your corner, Sal is one of the few people that are equally comfortable developing complex solutions to unsolvable technical problems as he is telling knock, knock jokes.

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Dr. Terrance Burgess, PhD, Executive Vice President, Academia

Often referred to as the “Dr. Academia”, Terry provides this otherwise East Coast crew with some SoCal wisdom. Throughout his illustrious academic career the one prevailing characteristic that he has embodied is concern for the success of his students.