Alex Shih

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Alex Shih

Staff Product TPM, Slack

Alex Shih is a Staff Product TPM at Slack. During his career, Alex has been able to contribute within multiple roles as a Project Manager, Systems Engineer, Business Instructor, and a Product Lead, supporting small enterprises as well as successful multinationals such as Google, Twitter, and Airbnb. Alex’s entrepreneurial spirit eventually led him to co-found his own startup, Global Cycle Solutions, a social enterprise working to develop and disseminate affordable, quality technology for rural Tanzanian villagers. Having worked across a variety of domains, Alex’s work has taken him across the world to Tanzania, India, and Israel, ultimately to settle in the United States. During his lucrative career, Alex was able to contribute within multiple roles as a Project Manager, Systems Engineer, Business Instructor, and a Product Lead, supporting small enterprises as well as successful multinationals such as Google, Twitter, and today Facebook. He began his professional career as a Project Manager for a Nonprofit Organization, Development Alternatives, leading the company’s efforts to promote sustainable national development. His entrepreneurial spirit eventually led him to co-found his own startup, Global Cycle Solutions, a social enterprise working to develop and disseminate affordable, quality technology for rural Tanzanian villagers. Having worked across a variety of domains, Alex’s work has taken him across the world to Tanzania, India, Israel, ultimately to settle in the US. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a dual Master’s degree in Technology & Policy and Engineering & Management and previously earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (with a concentration in Aerospace) from Cornell University. Moreover, his multicultural work experience makes him an incredibly powerful world-class speaker, each time inspiring countless managers and entrepreneurs.

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