Alex brings more than 15 years of product development experience and a multidisciplinary background to his work, with a focus on mobile, social and emerging technologies. He's worked on a variety of products and platforms in vastly different creative environments - from spending 2 years in the dynamic environment at NYU's ITP program, to co-founding a startup, dodgeball.com (sold to Google in 2005) to building up the Product team at Foursquare and taking it from product > startup > company > business as we grew from 10 people to over 150 from 2009-2013.
He blogs about all sorts of things related to design, emerging tech, sports and food at alexrainert.com.
He's a lifelong New Yorker currently living in Westchester with his wife, two children and neurotic dog. Alex holds a master's degree from New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Trinity College.