In March of 2006, Alec co-founded OLX, Inc. with business partner Fabrice Grinda, in the hopes of building the largest free local classified site in the world. As co-founder and co-CEO, Alec manages the company’s Buenos Aires office where the technology and customer service teams are based, oversees an organization of over 170 employees and participates in M&A activities in Asia and Europe.
Prior to OLX, Alec was the founder and CEO of DeRemate.com, Inc, which he built into one of the two largest online trading platforms in Latin America. Within 6 years, Alec successfully grew the business to over $150 million in gross sales, 5 million registered users and 1.5 million annual transactions, before selling the business in 2005 to an eBay affiliate.
In 2003, Alec co-founded DineroMail S.A., a leading payment platform in Latin America.
In addition to these achievements, Alec worked as a business consultant for The Boston Consulting where he advised top management of leading companies in Europe and Latin America on market strategy and organizational effectiveness.
Alec participates in numerous NGO Boards and was elected Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Alec graduated as MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School (97), having received First and Second Year Honors.
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