WEST CHICAGO, IL, August 13, 2019 — DiscoverLink is thrilled to announce three new team members to the company and the West Chicago office: Atit Kothari, Quality Assurance Manager; Adeel Aslam, Project Manager; and Sean Frizzell, Software Developer. Recent efforts to scale implementation capacity due to customer demands has provided the opportunity to grow the DiscoverLink family.
Atit Kothari Joins as New Quality Assurance Manager
Joining the Operations team, Kothari brings with him more than six years of software quality assurance and project management experience. As Quality Assurance Manager, he is responsible for leading the maintenance and quality standards of DiscoverLink Talent, DiscoverLink Learning, and the Content Library. Kothari’s is primarily responsible for overseeing, developing, and executing automated test plans for new product and content releases. He is also responsible for determining quality standards and making recommendations to improve the quality control process.
“Atit brings a wealth of knowledge around software quality assurance and he will be a valuable asset in our continuation to automate our test cases,” said Tom Tankelewicz, Chief Operating Officer for DiscoverLink.
In his free time, he enjoys watching his favorite football team, the Chicago Bears, and playing cricket.
Adeel Aslam Comes Aboard the Customer Success Team
In a newly established position, Aslam joined the Customer Success team as Project Manager. With more than five years of project management experience, Aslam has worked on various technology projects with Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, Nokia, and Ericsson. Prior to his years working in project management, Aslam was an Account Manager for AT&T and ran his own restaurant for several years before transitioning to a career focused on management.
As the Project Manager for DiscoverLink, Aslam is responsible for client implementation by working directly with clients and internal staff, collaborating on projects cross-functionally with other departments, and leading efforts to drive efficiencies onboarding future clients.
“Adeel’s overall expertise and project management experience will help DiscoverLink continue to provide our new customers with the best onboarding experience in the industry,” said Josh Lowry, Vice President of Customer Success.
Outside of work, Adeel enjoys woodworking and spending time with his three children and wife.
Sean Frizzell Starts Position as New Software Developer
This month, Sean Frizzell joined DiscoverLink as a Software Developer with the Engineering team. Frizzell is a self-taught developer with almost five years of experience including knowledge of various software languages and programs. In this position, Frizzell will help with the development of DiscoverLink Talent and DiscoverLink Learning and will be involved in the testing and implementation of the LMS software.
Frizzell graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Interested in software programs, he began to teach himself software development while working as an Implementation Specialist for Wyndham Hotel Group in Portland, Oregon. Frizzell landed his first developer job a few years later after moving to Chicago.
“Sean’s experience in the hospitality industry, his technical aptitude, and his eagerness to hit the ground running will be invaluable in further evolving our product line and exceeding customers’ expectations,” said Stuart Campbell, Director of Engineering for DiscoverLink.
Known as “Breakfast Santa” among previous coworkers, Frizzell likes to support employee engagement efforts by starting book clubs, board game clubs, and cooking breakfast for others. Some of his favorite pasttimes include hiking, writing, reading, and hanging out with his cat.