Alexander is Executive Chairman of State, responsible for defining and evangelizing the corporate and product strategies.
Alexander Asseily is also Chairman of San Francisco- based Jawbone (Aliph), the world leader in mobile lifestyle products including Jawbone ICON & ERA headsets, the JAMBOX speaker, and UP personal wellness solutions. As Jawbone's founding CEO, Alexander directed the development Jawbone’s core products and built the defense business with DARPA. In 2004, he launched the first Jawbone headset to critical acclaim, followed in 2006 by the industry-changing Jawbone Bluetooth headset. Today, Jawbone is one of the most highly valued private consumer electronics companies in the world.
Alexander received his B.S. & M.S. in Engineering & Design from Stanford University. He advises a number of small companies and charitable organizations in the US/Europe and has produced two short documentaries on forgiveness & conflict resolution in the Mideast.
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|Oct 22, 2015||TechCrunch - With 120+ News Publishers Signed On, Google Opens Applications For $170M DNI Innovation Fund|
|Oct 22, 2015||The Next Web - Google is investing €150 million in big ideas for digital journalism|
|Apr 3, 2015||TechCrunch - Beirut’s Bright Future As A Tech Hub For MENA, If Its Politicians Will Allow It|
|Dec 8, 2014||TechWeek Europe - A Quarter Of Brits Fear The Sack Due To Lack Of Digital Skills|
|Feb 27, 2014||Gigaom - Got opinions? State wants to build a social network for them|
|Apr 30, 2013||ZD Net - Another opinion startup – State|
|Apr 29, 2013||TechCrunch - State Launches Opinion Network Where You Don't Need Followers To Be Heard|