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Courtland Alves

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Board of Governors, The Commonwealth Club of California and Chair of the Board of Directors, The Commonwealth Club of California's INFORUM. Univ

Board of Governors, The Commonwealth Club of California and Chair of the Board of Directors, The Commonwealth Club of California's INFORUM. Univ

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Involved In

Founder

trigger.ly
Stir Labs
DevBridge (acquired by Bloc)
trigger.ly
STIR, Inc.

Advisor

The Commonwealth Club of California
Bloc

Positions

Vice President of Product & Mentorship Bloc November 2015 - present
Student Outcomes Bloc, Inc. November 2015 - present
Student Outcomes Bloc November 2015 - present
Founder & CEO DevBridge (acquired by Bloc) April 2015 - November 2015
Product & Engineering Manager Yahoo October 2013 - March 2015
CEO Hitpost, Inc. (acquired by Yahoo) March 2013 - October 2013
Co-founder trigger.ly July 2012 - April 2013
Co-founder & CTO STIR, Inc. February 2012 - July 2012
Mobile Game Producer Crowdstar July 2011 - February 2012
General Manager Crowdstar July 2010 - July 2011
Software Engineer Crowdstar January 2010 - June 2010
Software Engineer Technorati Media May 2009 - December 2009
Software Engineer intouch group, inc. May 2007 - September 2007
Software Engineer Delivery Agent May 2006 - September 2006

Education

University of California, Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2005 - 2009

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Transportation
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Local
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Media
  • • Healthcare
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Travel
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Content
  • • News
  • • TV
  • • Records
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Nutrition
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Teacher training
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Edutainment
  • • Youth Leadership

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Data analysis • Mobile strategy • Product Development • User Experience Design • Mobile technology

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Taleen Alexander
We worked together  •  Research Manager, Zynga. Previously Manager of User Research, GSN (Game Show Network). University of California, Berkeley grad.
Courtland is so energetic, always coming up with new ideas and not afraid to dive into things that others shy away from.
Andrew Marsh
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Fifth Column Games. Previously Lead Engineer, Lead Designer, CrowdStar. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
He is hungry, resourceful, and driven.
Tamara Alexander Kaplan
They're my friends  •  Senior Software Engineer, Marin Software. Previously Developer, Perfect Audience (acquired by Marin Software). Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Courtland is brilliant and motivated, but more importantly he has the ability to find opportunity in every situation. These qualities along ... with his humility make him an excellent entrepreneur already.

Greg Gentschev
We worked together  •  Vice President of Product Management, Gracenote. Previously Product Manager, Pivotal Labs. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.
Greg is one of the best product managers I've worked with. Greg is always the one everyone in a group looks to for the tough decisions. He w ... as somehow able to make the difficult situations that nobody could figure out and make decisions that seemed obvious.