Alexander D. (�Lex�) Crosett, III is vice president of Product Development at Providus Software Solutions, Inc., a leading vendor of risk management and regulatory compliance solutions for the financial services industry. His experience spans more than 20 years of product development and operations as a chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief technical officer in information technology. Crosett also has been a founder and chief technology officer for MyWay.com (a CMGI company), vice president of Development at CompuServe and a general manager at Lotus Development. Additionally, he founded and operated a management and technology consultancy for public software companies. Prior to consulting, he was president/COO of fourthchannel, Inc., a B2B e-commerce company, and vice president and CTO for Banyan Systems (now ePresence, Inc.).