Michael W. Funk

As Alliant Technologies' President, Mike Funk drives the execution of our vision with his inspirational leadership style, unwavering honor, and extraordinary passion for innovation. He has built a career of executing innovative business models to support service delivery. Mike's highly strategic mind leaves nothing to chance, and his outstanding character serves as the standard for everyone who works with him.

In addition to Alliant, Mike serves as President for its sister company, Red Forge. Prior to this role, he ran a corporate development practice established in conjunction with the sale of his company, AimNet Solutions to Cognizant Technology Solutions. It was here that Mike provided material guidance to several clients, which included two successful eight-figure equity sales.

Over the course of his 25 year career, Mike served as a Director at AT&T where he formulated and implemented critical business strategies. He also served as an Executive Fellow with the United States Senate. Ever the innovator, he has been granted three U.S. Patents, led product management for wireless services at AT&T, and received awards during his tenure at AT&T Bell Labs where he designed services that went on to become multi-billion dollar business for AT&T.

Always looking for the next great challenge, Mike enjoys immersing himself in culture and history throughout the world, as well as competitive sail racing. Red Forge is in great hands with Mike's steady leadership at the helm.