Alex is focused on building the Canadian technology ecosystem and has several active roles. Alex is the Canadian Partner of AngelList, the most successful start-up investing platform in the world with over $2 billion of assets under management. Alex launched the platform in Canada in early 2017 and is responsible for $90 million in assets under management. Alex is the founder and managing director of Tech Toronto, an organization that develops the technology and innovation economy in Canada. Alex is also the Managing Partner of N49P, a venture fund that invests in early stage Canadian technology companies. Prior to his current activities, Alex has extensive operating experience having worked for technology companies in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. This includes co-founding HomeSav which was acquired by Rebellion Media, and helping launch Simply Business which was acquired by The Travelers Cos. Alex also has significant professional services experience having worked for McKinsey & Company and for Lehman Brothers in their technology mergers and acquisition group. Alex has a BCom from McGill University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.