The Advisors work with the UNITE Board to provide services and support to the UNITE user community in mentoring, advocacy, education, and conference content.

These members are subject matter experts who contribute their time and talents to improving the UNITE Community, the knowledge level of members, and the member experience at conferences.

Sanjay Y. Altekar
LYNX Networking, Inc.
Alexandria, VA

Sanjay is the President and co-founder of LYNX Networking, Inc., which specializes in Unisys Systems Software, Administration and Networking services. Sanjay has been working with the Burroughs and Unisys systems since 1980. Sanjay is currently a consultant at the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO).

Paul Kimpel

Paul Kimpel
UNITE Chief Technology Officer
San Diego, CA

Paul started his career at Burroughs in 1970 on the then-new B6500, working with Large Systems at Burroughs and user sites through the 1970s. He founded Paradigm Corporation in 1981 to provide custom software development, system support, training, and consulting services for Burroughs and Unisys ClearPath MCP systems. Paul has been a regular presenter at UNITE conferences since 2001. His main interests are in the areas of data base and transaction processing system design, web-enabled user interfaces, integration of MCP and Microsoft environments, TCP/IP networking, object-oriented programming, and emulating old computer systems. He still programs in Algol. Paul holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware.

Alan Lechtenberg
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Alan has been involved with UNITE for many years as a delegate, a presenter, an officer of the MCP Working Group, and a board member. He currently serves as a UNITE board advisor. He has over 30 years’ experience in hardware and software development. He has worked for the University of Washington for over 20 years supporting Unisys software, hardware, and services, building custom system software, and consulting with application development teams. Alan is currently a technology manager of storage and servers for the University.