Alex is the Co-Founder and ex-CEO of Photobucket. He currently is a Co-Founder and CEO of Lasso Media, a request based sharing network.
As CEO of Photobucket, he was responsible for developing the overall vision, strategy and product roadmap for the company. In 2003, Alex and his Co-Founder Darren Crystal observed that e-commerce and social networking users were in need of an easy-to-use centralized "hub" to store and publish images.
Prior to founding Photobucket, Alex was a software engineer at Level 3 Communications where he was responsible for developing advanced networking software and services.
Alex received his BS degree from Colorado State University, with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems.
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|Jul, 2016||Influential||$5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2016||ManCan.Beer||$400k / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||Self Lender||$535k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2014||Influential||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2012||Lasso Media||$1.25M / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2012||MySocialCloud.com||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2009||Slime Sandwich||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2008||SweetLabs||$3.5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2007||DanceJam||$1M / Angel||Personal Investment|
BA, Computer Information Systems
|Jul 26, 2016||PE HUB - Influential picks up $5 mln Series A|
|Jul 30, 2015||New York Observer - Book by NYU Dropouts Aims to Prove Why Millennials Aren't 'the Lazy Generation'|
|Jun 4, 2015||Venture Beat - A matchmaker between influencers and brands finds $1.5M through a matchmaking funding site|
|Apr 10, 2015||PRWeb Sitemap - Photobucket Founder Launches Smackback just in time for the 2015 Coachella Music Festival|
|Mar 27, 2015||Alley Watch - This College Dropout and Serial Entrepreneur Dishes on What It Takes to Succeed|
|Mar 13, 2015||Xconomy - Colorado Roundup: Amazon, 2lemetry, Photobucket, and Fort Collins|
|Mar 12, 2015||TechCrunch - Photobucket Brings Back An Original Founder With Acquisition Of Photo Chat App Lasso|
|Sep 19, 2014||Tech Cocktail - Store Passwords and Bookmarks Online with MySocialCloud|