CEO, Genesis Inc.
Alec has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, technical team manager, consultant and as a start-up adviser, mentor and coach and angel investor.
Alec is founder and CEO at Genesis, which provides start-up advisory services to start-ups across a wide variety of industries.
Previously, Alec was CTO at mShopper (mobile shopping) and Senior Software Manager at Amazon, responsible for all technical aspects of the Amazon Affiliates Program which had revenue of over $1 billion and over 1.2 million members. Alec was Co-Founder and CEO at Synapse Ventures Group, a virtual incubator which provided consulting services to early stage technology companies. Also, Alec served as CEO at Cognate Technologies, an E-Learning company based on patent pending technology from MIT research. In addition, Alec has experience at various other technology and services companies where he held senior management roles such as at Authoriszor (NASDAQ: AUTH) a network security company, InterQual (now a unit of McKesson (NYSE:MCK)), a medical protocol company and Data General Corporation (acquired by NYSE:EMC) a leading developer of minicomputers. Alec has three issued patents in medical protocol authoring and delivery, and mobile shopping/mobile commerce.
Alec serves on numerous start-up advisory boards, as well as a Mentor, Judge, Presenter at accelerator programs such as MassChallenge and TechStars.
Alec received his MBA and Electrical Engineering degrees from NortheasternUniversity and attended the Engineering Executive Program (SEEP) at Stanford University.