About Us

Established since 1994, Alert IT Solutions, Inc. has been a leading IT staffing company specializing in providing IT, engineering, scientific, and other professional staffing, consulting, and training services on a nationwide basis. We make brilliant ideas practical using advanced technology by the collaboration of talented individuals who remain on the forefront of innovative technology and market trends.

With over 20 years of industry experience, Alert IT Solutions Inc. possesses a strong record of success, serving clients such as Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Central Management Services, Health and Family Services, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Illinois Tollway Authority, Northern Trust Bank, AT&T, Citibank and Motorola to name a few.


Dr. Joe Puthen | President & CEO

Dr. Joe Puthen is the Founder, President and CEO of Alert IT Solutions Inc. and has been the driving force in the success of our organization. Utilizing his 25+ years of IT industry experience gained while working at well-known US companies like AT&T, Lucent, CNA Insurance, Capgemini, and other consulting companies, he is able to keep Alert IT Solutions Inc. as the trusted leader in providing IT Staffing and Consulting services to Government agencies, Business and Industry. Dr. Puthen’s strategic leadership makes Alert IT the envy of competitors because of its superior ability to find well qualified candidates for project staffing, when other companies were unable to find candidates for client’s mission critical projects. His passion is to collaborate with talented individuals who remain at the forefront of technology to provide superior solutions to solve client business problems assuring project success and client satisfaction.  He holds 2 Bachelor’s Degrees, one in Software Engineering and the other in Sciences; 2 Masters Degrees, one in Software Engineering and the other in Botany, MBA and PHD, from US and foreign Universities. His Alma Mater includes North Central College, USA; Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago; SB College, Kerala, India, and Thornwood University, Amsterdam.  He keeps an entrepreneurial spirit, with Walt Disney he bevies that all our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Dr. Puthen’s biography is listed in the Marquis publication “Who is Who in America” which can be found in US libraries. In his free time, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family and grandchild.

Mathew Puthenpurakal | Director of Sales & Operations

Mathew is responsible for creating strategic partnerships with vendors, creating and managing client relationships, growing sales pipelines while continuously improving and having oversight of the day-to-day operations. Mathew holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Keller Graduate School of Management – Chicago, IL. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, attending church, traveling, working out, and playing sports.

Ashish Kumar | Talent Acquisitions Manager

Mr. Kumar joined us with a background with a successful technical recruiting background from his time at RJT.  He is a graduate of Rajasthan Technical University in Kota, India.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading and traveling.

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