Alix is the CEO of GlobalGiving, the first and largest charitable giving platform connecting nonprofits, donors, and companies in over 170 countries. Prior to GlobalGiving, he co-founded, was President and Chief Product Officer for an educational technology company, LearnZillion (acquired in 2019). His previous work experience includes consulting in McKinsey & Company’s Education Practice, teaching middle school and high school mathematics and working in the public finance department at Citigroup. His awards include the NewSchools Venture Fund Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013, FastCompany’s Most Innovative Education Company in 2014. He is serving an extended second term on Candid’s board, having joined with GuideStar in 2011.
Alix is a proud product of New Haven Public Schools and graduated from Harvard University with an AB in physics. He has a Masters in Education from the Stanford University School of Education and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two daughters.