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BirthplaceBern, Switzerland


Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA 2007
Macalester College, BA 1999
Economics & Mathematics

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Founder & Managing Director

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Alain Chuard

With a talent for design, a passion for technology, and a strong background in entrepreneurship and management, Alain has been involved in the development of a number of innovative software products.

In addition to co-founding Wildfire Interactive, Inc., Alain was responsible for the design and development of Voyager, a web-based customer management software for tour operator companies. This business won Alain a place in Highland Capital Partner’s 2007 Entrepreneurship Program.

Prior to this, Alain co-founded Access Travel, Ltd., a leading brand in instructional adventure travel with operations in 16 countries and spent two years as a financial analyst with New York investment bank, Salomon Smith Barney.

Alain has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College where he majored in mathematics and economics. Formerly a professional snowboarder who competed on the World-Cup Pro Tour, Alain is passionate about snowboarding, surfing, mountain biking and traveling. He has been featured in two books and numerous magazines, including The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Men’s Journal and TransWorld Snowboarding.

Recent Milestones



Announcing Wildfire acquisition by Google

Added: 2/14/14


    Google Acquires Wildfire, Will Now Sell Facebook And Twitter Marketing Services [Update: $350M Price] ( [edit]
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