Alex has delivered keynotes and annual addresses, spoke at corporate retreats and been a frequent podcast guest. Alex has worked with professors at Middlebury, Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Insead and others as guest lecturer or Adjunct Professor for executive education, and full-time students. His book Out-Innovate was named a top 10 business book, won the Axiom Gold Prize, a Financial Times Business Book of the Month, and a Finalist for the McKinsey & Company Bracken Bower Prize for one of the best authors under age 35. It’s available in a 4 languages so far.
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