Recognized as a leadership and development innovator, Alexi is the co-founder and CEO of BetterUp, the first leadership development platform to connect coaching to sustainable behavior change. As CEO, Alexi leads BetterUp on its mission to enable all professionals to live with greater purpose, clarity and passion.
Prior to BetterUp, Alexi was the Director of Product Management at VMware, where he led product and design teams in building enterprise collaboration software that earned Gartner’s “best in class” distinction. While at VMware, Alexi experienced first-hand how the relationship between employees and employers needed to evolve to support the innovation-driven work of the future.
Alexi is currently Chairman for Youth Leadership America (YLA), a nonprofit organization he co-founded in 2003 that fosters peer-to-peer leadership development and civic engagement in high school students. Under Alexi’s leadership, YLA has collaborated with leading companies including Disney, Google, and Hilton Hotels to coach and mentor future leaders.
Alexi holds a BA degree in political science and non-profit management with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the University of Southern California.