Alex co-founded Caktus in 2007. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science from DePaul University where he focused on data analysis using both statistical as well as machine learning techniques. He has a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College.
Alex has a wide variety of geeky interests such as learning about open source technology and communities, cluster computing, energy monitoring, software engineering, and user experience design. When taking a break from work, he enjoys gardening, playing with his dogs, and running. He is originally from New Orleans and now lives in North Carolina with his wife and three children.