A writer and research fellow for The American Consumer Institute, Zack has been associated with a variety of media organizations and think tanks over the years, including most recently for The Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based policy think tank. He has worked in many news organizations, including several news radio stations. Zack writes primarily on technology, energy, and national regulatory/legislative issues. Zack is also involved with web and digital application development.
With over 20 years in the communications industry, Alan has collaborated on policy development with elected officials and government professionals. He launched two successful businesses; one in mobile communications devices and earlier, a software writing consultancy specializing in financial and economic analysis. He wrote several books on software and technology. He writes on state and national economic policy, regulation, finance and other topics from a consumer perspective.
A third-year student at George Mason University School of Law, Zac graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The George Washington University with a degree in political science. He served in the Office of Legislative Affairs in the U.S. Department of Justice and later helmed new media for the Maryland House Republican Caucus. Zac writes about technology, mergers and federal legislative issues.