Alex is a co-founder and CEO of MITIGA Solutions, an award winning spin-off of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) that provides technological solutions to forecast and mitigate the impact of atmospheric hazards across multiple industries. He combines his entrepreneurial vocation with his leading role for the BSC’s Natural Hazards and Risk Analysis Group.
Before returning to Barcelona, Alex served for 10+ years as a manager for the U.S. Government bridging cutting-edge R&D into industry, and collaborated with organizations such as NASA and Microsoft.
Alex holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and doctorate and postgraduate degrees in Applied Physics and Geospatial Technologies from Princeton and Cambridge University. He has been awarded with the prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission. Alex served as a professor at several U.S. universities and collaborates with several programs at IESE and ESADE Business Schools.
Alex’s areas of expertise include geophysical modeling, HPC, the Cloud, insurtech and geospatial technologies, GRC and business intelligence.