Alex is a General Partner and Head of North American growth equity at AXA Strategic Ventures (ASV), a $260 million venture capital fund backed by AXA, the leading global insurer and asset manager. Prior to ASV, Alex was a Principal at New Enterprise Associates, where his investments included Braintree (online and mobile payments) and Box (enterprise collaboration SaaS). Previously, Alex invested in enterprise software, fintech and Internet companies at Silver Lake, 3i and FTV Capital, where his portfolio included Trustwave (security SaaS), Coremetrics (web analytics SaaS) and Actimize (risk management software). Prior to becoming an investor, Alex held operating roles at Microsoft and Trilogy, and was a management consultant at Monitor Group. Alex graduated with Distinction from Stanford with an MS in Engineering and AB in Economics, and received an MBA from Harvard, where he was named a Baker Scholar.