Founder and CEO | Tradespace
Alec is the founder and CEO of Tradespace, an IP marketplace platform helping R&D organizations commercialize technology. Tradespace works with leading innovators ranging from Fortune 500 companies like GM and Raytheon to universities and federal labs including MIT, NASA, and DoD.
In addition to end-to-end technology commercialization and scouting support, Tradespace also provides a SaaS IP marketplace platform that R&D organizations can use to understand the IP landscape for a given technology and connect with industry partners to commercialize their technology.
A former management consultant, Alec specializes in IP transactions, and has led technology commercialization projects resulting in more than $250M in new revenue for clients in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Additionally, Alec has worked closely with the Canadian Government to reshape its IP Strategy to increase commercialization of federally funded technology and drive innovation in key capability areas.