Asger Alstrup serves as Area9’s Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for the technical work in Area9. He has developed multiple novel programming techniques, including several proprietary programming languages that are the foundation of Area9’s products. He has also developed productivity software that allows one to do the work of many. He is the technical architect behind McGraw-Hill's widely successful adaptive LearnSmart product.

After studying computer science at the University of Copenhagen, he co-founded Sophus Medical, a pioneering company in microsimulation and health sciences education, before selling it to Laerdal. In addition, he is the co-founder and CEO of Comapping A/S, an intuitive mindmapping and productivity tool.