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Mainstream Technologies Hires Derek Ottesen

Derek Ottesen Brings 18 years of Software experience

(Little Rock, AR) – (Feb. 5, 2024) – Mainstream Technologies is pleased to announce the hiring of Derek Ottesen as Solution Owner. He will be working with software teams using client-facing and internal communications and his experience as a technical lead and project manager to ensure that projects run smoothly. Derek lives in Olathe, Kansas where he will be working remotely for Mainstream Technologies.

Derek worked most recently as a scrum master at AGI Digital for 14 months. Before that, he was with Attane of Kansas City for 10 years where he evolved to director of solution delivery. He was also self-employed for three years working in graphic and web design. He has two degrees from Drake University: a BA in Graphic Design and a BA in News Internet Journalism.

He lives with his new wife and their 10-year-old daughter. He is a former member of the Drake University men’s soccer team and now coaches two academy youth soccer teams. He is also a fan of theme parks.

Steve Althoff, Director of Software Development said: “Derek brings a unique skillset to our development group. His experience as a Scrum Master will help clear roadblocks for our development teams and help keep the momentum of the development team moving in the right direction. I look forward to the value he will bring to our customers’ projects.”


Mainstream Technologies ( is a technology services company headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas that creates, manages, and secures technology for business and government customers across the nation through its Custom Software Development Services, Managed Technology and Hosting Services, and Cyber Security Services.

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