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.