Alex KramerVP, Design
Alex is a seasoned design leader and entrepreneur with over 15 years in experience strategy, product discovery, and design thinking methodologies.
Alex leads brand and experience design for Optoro, and is responsible for delivering an optimal end-to-end user experience for customers. Prior to Optoro, Alex was Creative Director at Capital One, where he created seamless product experiences for 10mm+ upmarket card customers and has also worked for various startups and growth stage companies across e-commerce, fin-tech, advertising, healthcare and kids entertainment.
Originally from South Africa, Alex launched his career as a creator and co-founder of Africa’s largest serialized kids entertainment media company — Strika Entertainment — and had a successful exit to Naspers (NPSNY) in 2010. Strika’s flagship product, Supa Strikas, can be seen on TV in over 160 countries through channels like Disney and Nickelodeon, with ~ 500 million comic books distributed around the world to date.
Alex graduated with a double major in Art Director and Graphic Design from the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business in Cape Town, South Africa.