SVP, Design and Marketing
Alex is a seasoned Design and Marketing leader with 20 years working at various sized companies across retail, healthcare, fintech and kids entertainment.
Alex launched his career as creator, co-founder and board member of Africa’s largest serialized kids entertainment media company – Strika Entertainment – with a successful exit to Naspers (NYSE – NPSNY). Strika’s flagship product, Supa Strikas, can be seen on TV in over 160 countries through channels like Disney and Nickelodeon.
Prior to Optoro Alex was Creative Director at several companies, including Capital One and CapSpecialty, as well as served as an advisor and co-founder for several technology startups. Alex has a proven track record of building and empowering high-performing teams, and consistently has one of the highest engagement rates across the company. Alex continuously strives to develop a safe, open and honest environment for his teams, and promotes a culture of continuous learning and experimentation backed by research and testing.
Alex has his MS in Product Design and Development Management from Northwestern University, as well as a BA in Art Direction and Digital Marketing from Red & Yellow Creative School of Business. Alex lives with his wife and daughter in D.C. where you’ll likely find him rowing on the Potomac.