Since co-founding Flocabulary in 2004, Alex has been responsible for defining the company's strategic vision and building the business from the ground up. A musician by training, Alex has bootstrapped Flocabulary into a rapidly-growing, mission-driven edtech company that now reaches millions of students in more than 20,000 schools around the world. Dedicated to a mission of increasing achievement and bringing joy to learning, Flocabulary's songs, videos and instructional activities are designed with engagement, accessibility and cultural relevancy in mind.
A regular author and speaker on education and entrepreneurship, Alex has written for The Hill, Pop Sugar, Entrepreneur and EdSurge, and has spoken at conferences and events including Smart Cities, Creative Mornings, TedX and Learn Launch. Alex is a member of the Nationswell Council and has served as a mentor for 4.0 Schools and the StartEd Accelerator. He is also the creator of Big Idea Week, a community-driven learning program for elementary and middle schools. Alex graduated from Tufts University and lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
former correspondent for Bloomberg News TV and bureau-chief for CTV Canada in Moscow
The World Bank Group
Tes Global Ltd
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