Alex provides nearly 20 years of senior management experience in ecommerce, commercial software development, and online media and entertainment. He has a proven track record in formulating and executing technology plans for rapidly growing internet and high tech companies. Most recently, he was a part of the senior management team at Shopzilla, the world leader in comparison shopping search; CIO at Diskeeper Corporation, a leading software manufacturer; Executive Director of Technology for the B3 division of Time Warner responsible for numerous TW and WEA music labels; Senior Director of IS&T for the Maxis division of Electronic Arts, makers of Sims Online. Prior to these, he also served as CIO of Otis College and Director of Technology for WoltersKluwers, responsible for delivery of their two largest online brands, GlobalFx and CompleTax. Alex is very active in Open Source, Agile and Internet communities, serves on the board of advisors of several technology companies and has recently been awarded the 2010 CIO Rock Star Award from Los Angeles chapter of TechExecs. Alex is certified in Lean and Scrum (CSM, CSP and CSPO) and holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Universitatea de Stat din Moldova.