Alex Sirota

California, USA

Consumer, Media & Entertainment, Gaming, Artificial Intelligence, Medical Devices, Healthcare, FinTech, Enterprise SW/ SaaS, CyberSecurity, Cloud, All

Founder and CTO, Loop Commerce, / SVP @Synchrony. Angel investor (OverWolf, Honeybook). Former founder of FoxyTunes/Yahoo

Alex Sirota - Alex is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience of building companies, products and teams. He is also an angel investor, advisor to startup companies and a published author. After heading a computer unit in the Israeli military, Alex started his first company, Elbrus, in 1997. Elbrus developed sophisticated software solutions for large clients, such as Philips Medical Systems, IBM and others. In 2005, he co-founded FoxyTunes, which developed the world�s most popular music browser add-on. After FoxyTunes was acquired by Yahoo! in 2008, Alex spent over four years as Yahoo!�s Head of Media Web Apps, running multiple high-profile projects, products and initiatives. In 2012 Alex co-founded Loop Commerce, where he was Chief Product & Technology Officer. Loop Commerce is disrupting fin-tech, retail and commerce with its patented, award-winning GiftNow� technology and service, integrated with and offered by many leading brands and retailers including Target, Neiman Marcus, Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, American Eagle, Uniqlo and many others. Loop Commerce was acquired by Synchrony (SYF) in 2018, where Alex continued to serve as Chief Product & Technology Officer of the wholly owned subsidiary, and a Synchrony SVP.