Umbrex is pleased to welcome . Most recently, Alex was SVP Unlocking Innovation at LACI (Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator), a 501c3 non-profit, where he oversaw all of LACI’s founder-facing work, including startup recruitment, startup programs, and the LACI Impact (venture capital) Fund and LACI Debt Fund.
Previously, Alex served as SVP of Market Transformation at LACI, managing corporate and government partnerships and pilots. Alex joined LACI from Groupe PSA in Paris where he was VP of Corporate Strategy, co-leading the company’s acquisition of Opel from General Motors and leading the company’s work on autonomous mobility. He previously headed an automotive industry vertical at the World Economic Forum, with a focus on autonomous mobility. Alex has also served as the VP of retail sales at an LA-based EV startup Coda Automotive and worked at Toyota Europe and McKinsey.
He leads projects focused on corporate & business unit strategy, strategy, capital allocation, startup tech scouting, innovation and designing unique investment vehicles.