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Gene Alexander
Gene Alexander
Interim Director and Director of Technology Entrepreneurship
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714 516 5534
With a PhD in Electrical Engineering / Computer Science, U Illinois – Chicago, Gene Alexander is a computer scientist, entrepreneur and engineer. Gene is the Interim Director of the Leatherby Center. Previously, he was VP & GM for Motion Analysis Corporation, an entertainment technology company, acquirer of his previous startup, MaMoCa. As CEO, Gene led MaMoCa from an idea through external funding and on to acquisition. Prior to MaMoCa, he was a Lecturer and Senior Research Engineer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. At Stanford, Gene co-founded Imaging Therapeutics, subsequently acquired by Conformis, now a billion dollar company, which has multiple FDA approved products on the market. Prior to Stanford, Gene was splitting time as a Research Engineer at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, as Engineering Director for Computerized Functional Testing Corporation, and pursuing his PhD. Gene is a veteran of the US Army and holds seven issued US patents, with multiple patents pending.
Carolyn Stephens
Carolyn Stephens
Assistant Director, Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
Pepperdine University, Master of Business Administration; The Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D. in Management