Overview

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Primary Role
Owner/Founder @
Investments
6 Investments in 5 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Philadelphia
Website:
http://www.crossconti.com
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Person Details

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Alex Ott founded CrossContinentalVentures in 2002. He is a veteran in the enterprise software industry with operational and board level experience on four continents.

He has been partnering with many entrepreneurs in the US, Europe and Israel in building thought leading technology enterprises that seek to make a difference such as QlikTech whom he was an investor and is a current board member.

Before founding CrossContinentalVentures, Alex was a member of the Executive Committee of Siebel Systems, where he was responsible for building a major presence in EMEA as VP and General Manager, growing revenues, customer and employee base tenfold in just two years. He then ran the Americas geography, Siebel’s largest market with revenue responsibilities of over $1B.

Prior to Siebel Systems, Alex played key executive roles within SAP AG (member of the extended global board) and SAP America (Executive Committee member) for almost a decade. Latterly, he held the position of CEO SAP International and Senior VP of Latin America, dramatically growing revenue and profitability through a sustained increase in SAP's Latin American infrastructure and the establishment of new subsidiaries.

Alex holds a degree in Economics and Business Management from University BA of Mannheim, Germany.

Jobs (3)

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Owner/Founder

Jul, 2002 - Current   (about 14 years)
Past
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Venture Partner
1999
2003
VP/GM EMEA, VP/GM Americas

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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  • Board of Directors
  • Independent Board Member
    Jan 1, 2016
  • Board Member
    Jan, 2014
  • Executive Committee member
    Dec, 1990 - Dec, 1998

Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2013undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$6M / VenturePersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$1.2M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Feb, 2012$1.5M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Feb, 2012$1.5M / Angel (Lead)Personal Investment
Jun, 2011$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (1)

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