OpenTech Alliance Announces Dan Scaman as New Chief Operating Officer 

OpenTech Alliance introduces its new Chief Operating Officer, Dan Scaman

(May 16, 2024) –Phoenix, AZ. OpenTech Alliance, the PropTech leader in self storage, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Scaman as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dan will replace Mike Connolly as COO. Mike will remain as President, and Chair of the OpenTech Board as well as be responsible for OpenTech’s international business.  

Dan Scaman brings decades of experience and a deep understanding of both entrepreneurial and corporate environments to his new role. Growing up in a family business, Dan was exposed to every level of operations from a young age. His hands-on experience managing high-stakes environments, such as his family’s fireworks manufacturing business, equipped him with a unique skill set that he later honed in his career at Pitney Bowes and CGI. At Pitney Bowes, he managed large teams and multi-million and billion dollar contracts, gaining experience in both B2C and B2B markets. His tenure at CGI further refined his expertise in managing complex contracts with major government agencies. 

Since joining OpenTech Alliance in 2014 as VP of Strategic Planning and Analysis, Dan has been instrumental in several key initiatives, including the growth of the company’s call center services, the acquisition of StorageTreasures, the completion of a partnership with a major public self storage company to support the development of INSOMNIAC® CIA access control, and the company’s global expansion. Dan’s strategic vision and commitment to continuous improvement align perfectly with OpenTech’s core values. 

Robert A. Chiti, Dan Scaman Share Enthusiasm for New OpenTech Alliance Chapter

CEO Robert A. Chiti expressed his enthusiasm for the new appointment: “Dan’s entrepreneurial spirit and extensive experience in both corporate and private business environments make him an ideal fit for our company. His commitment to continuous improvement aligns perfectly with OpenTech’s core values and is exactly what we need as we enter our next phase of growth. We are confident Dan will drive improvements in our processes and measure our performance, turning us into a well-oiled machine.” 

 Dan Scaman shared his excitement about his new role: “I am thrilled to take on this new challenge at OpenTech. My focus will be on improving our operations so we can scale globally and ensure we deliver even greater value to our customers, their tenants and stakeholders.” 


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