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Alex joined NEA in 2020 as an investor on the technology team focused on early to growth stage investments across enterprise and consumer technology. Prior to joining NEA, Alex was an investor at Vista Equity Partners on the Private Equity team in Austin, Texas. While at Vista, Alex worked on a variety of LBO, M&A, and recapitalization transactions across enterprise software, tech-enabled services, data, and payments, and he partnered with management teams to drive growth initiatives and operating improvements.

Alex graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a minor in Economics. While at Hopkins, Alex co-founded mobile application security company Fractal Technology (acquired) and was an investor at A-Level Capital, a student-run venture fund. While at A-Level, Alex led numerous investments in early stage technology and healthcare companies founded by Hopkins students, alumni, and faculty, some of which went on to be acquired by Apple, Box, and Baidu, among others.