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P.O. Box 8
Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878
United States
Phone: 207-625-2050
Web site:
Email: Stephen Gilbert

Executive Leadership

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Stephen Gilbert
Founder, Chairman
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Kevin Fiore
Director of Operations
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Phil Freed
Vice President of Engineering
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Paul Knopf
Chief Architect

Company Ownership

Generation Fifth Applications is privately owned by Stephen Gilbert

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News Announcements

January 11, 2019. GFA releases LAS update. Generation Fifth Applications is proud to announce our newest release of our flagship product, LAS 2019. This release is a true milestone. We are excited by the fact that when you upgrade to this version you will be on a standard version of LAS that is 100% under source code control. Unfortunately, in years past, with the prior management team, some sites had features that other sites were lacking. This is all being corrected with this release. Now, the good things that may have only been done in a few sites will be rolled out to all.

April 3, 2018. GFA Technology Signs License Agreement with Harvard University. Generation Fifth Applications announced a renewal of its exclusive license to distribute Library Archival Software and that it is the only official vendor licensed to support or provide maintenance for LAS installations.

April 1, 2002. LAS General Design Principles. Description of a sample of the functionality and operational support provided by the Library Archival System.

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Corporate Chronology

1994 Harvard Depository implements initial version of Library Archival System developed by GFA

1983 Generation Fifth Applications founded by Stephen Gilbert
Incorporated in 1983, Generation Fifth Applications, Inc. (GFA), designs, develops, and maintains software applications for resale in vertical markets that require sophisticated solutions. As adjuncts to the development of these specialized applications, GFA offers systems analysis, 4GL database design, and contract programming.