2006: Founded CellTrust Corporation
2007: Launched CellTrust Secure Mobile Information Management platform and SecureWallet offering; acquired PrimeMessage; launched SMSGateway™, CampusReact™ and FlightAssist™
2008: Launched CellTrust SecureSMS to over 200 countries and 800 carriers and are honored with multiple awards including: CTIA Emerging Technology Finalist Award, the Fierce 15 Top Emerging Wireless Companies 2008 Award, and the Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award. CellTrust and a Young School in Harlem also inspire the Mobile Industry to win the prestigious Global MMA Award for Relationship Building
2009: Launched first Secure SMS Appliance for Global Enterprise; Honored with multiple awards including: Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Award, Product of the Year / 2008, Tomorrow’s Technology Today, Enterprise Enabler RCR Ecosystem Award
2010: Received MobileTrax 2010 Mobility Award, and the 2010 Mobile Merit Award in the Mobile Services, enterprise product or service category, for CellTrust SecureSMS™
2011: Celcom, the largest Mobile Operator in Malaysia, offers CellTrust SecureSMS® to millions of subscribers. CellTrust SecureSMS® 3.0 is released; Received TMC 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award, Secure Mobile Transaction Server recognized for exceptional innovation;
2012: Recognized as 54th Fastest Growing Telecommunications Company in Inc. 500/5000 List; Recipient of the Innovator of Year Award, Governor’s Celebration of Innovation by Arizona Technology Council; Acquired mobile marketing company RevMobile; Introduced CellTrust SecureVoice™ to deliver encrypted voice communications and protect private conversations; Launched HIPAA Compliant Communication Server to provide Secure SMS, Secure Voice and Secure Email for mobile devices and tablets
Alex is President of Movenbank and is responsible for management of Movenbank against its business and product strategy. He is based in New York City and has over 18 years of experience in business, technology and marketing strategy for financial services firms.
Prior to Movenbank, Alex led the Financial Services Center of Excellence at SapientNito, one of the leading marketing and technology services agencies in the world. He was responsible for dramatically accelerating the firms growth in retail banking and the retail wealth management sectors and for establishing the firms’ sector strategy and point of view in the market. He served as an advisor on digital strategy and disruption for global leaders like HSBC, TD, Citi, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Barclays.
Alex was also with Citigroup Global Wealth Management where he was a Senior Vice President and part of the management team that conceived and launched myFi which was a new digital business within Citi Global Wealth Management focused on the mass affluent customer segment. At myFi, Alex was responsible for defining and launching the core business/technology platform, client services environment which included both branch and service center advisors, and product distribution strategy. All of these had a heavy focus on digital, multi-channel delivery.
Alex’s career also includes a stint at Capgemini’s where he was on the leadership team of the firm’s Wealth Management practice. There, he was a primary author of the World Wealth Report – an annual sizing and analysis of the high net worth market landscape published by Capgemini and Merrill Lynch.
Alex is a recognized thought leader, speaker and panelist in the financial services space. He has spoken at large financial services conferences such as American Banker, BAI, Finnovate, Forrester Customer Experience Form, and Association of Financial Technologies. He has also spoken at global leadership forums and executive summits for firms such as: Toronto Dominion, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Regions Bank, BBVA, and Singtel.
Alex graduated from Yale with honors.