Alex is the Chief Research and Development Officer of Kairos Ventures where he is responsible for all aspects of deal sourcing, deal vetting, due diligence, and investment recommendation. Alex joined Kairos Ventures with 20+ years of experience at high-tech companies specializing in enterprise software, ranging in size from startups with a handful of employees to behemoths with tens of thousands of employees. In these companies, Alex led global teams of dozens of employees responsible for product strategy, intellectual property protection, engineering, professional services, sales, marketing, and business development, and actively participated in the efforts to close, and successfully closed, multiple rounds of financing by venture capital firms as well as the public markets. Before joining Kairos Ventures, Alex led the business development efforts for AtScale, an enterprise software company. Previous to that, he was the global Chief Marketing Officer for Guidance Software, a public corporation specializing in cybersecurity and digital forensics (now owned by OpenText). During his tenure at Oracle, Alex led the research and strategic alignment efforts for numerous acquisitions ranging in value from a few tens of millions to billions of dollars. Alex has a degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Computer Engineering and an MBA in Finance and Marketing.