Alexander Rossides brings extensive experience as a social entrepreneur, business executive and investor to GPN. Mr. Rossides has led both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. He has experience managing the growth of numerous organizations, raising capital, developing affiliate networks and partnerships, and developing systems and technologies that enable information and knowledge sharing.Mr. Rossides served as the CEO of Interactive Video Technologies (IVT), a leading provider of online video technology that he helped found and grow into a 75-person company that was successfully sold. Prior to IVT, he served as Managing Director of Digital Evolution Venture Capital (DE), where he managed the operations of the firm, raised investment capital for portfolio companies, oversaw investments in healthcare, technology and media companies and played a management support role as an active Board member in a number of DE portfolio companies. Prior to DE, Mr. Rossides served as a management consultant at Towers Perrin in the strategy and organizational effectiveness practice. Mr. Rossides focused on engagements in public, health and financial sectors, where he developed and implemented personnel, culture change, reengineering and performance management strategies.In the social sector Mr. Rossides’ focus has been in the areas of civic engagement, and youth education and development. In 1990 Mr. Rossides founded and led the Corporate Community Initiative, a non-profit organization in New York City devoted to facilitating corporate volunteerism and delivering management assistance and capacity building support to NPOs. At CCI Mr. Rossides oversaw fundraising efforts, created earned income streams, established a broad-based community council and affiliate network and developed plans for national expansion. In 1997 he founded the College Assistance Program, a mentoring and college preparation service for students in inner-city Boston. Mr. Rossides has served in numerous volunteer and advisory positions with other NPOs. He received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1986 and his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1996, graduating with honors.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Alex Rossides and other top speakers and celebrities.