Managing Director, Commercial Banking UK
Silicon Valley Bank
With over 20 years’ experience in financing technology companies at all stages of growth, Alex joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2010. Alex works closely with technology companies and the venture capital community to deliver financial services and debt solutions, and leverages Silicon Valley Bank’s extensive global network to help companies succeed.
Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank, Alex was an Investment Manager at venture capital fund TTP Ventures, where he invested in and managed a number of portfolio companies, including Teraview, CamSemi and Wayve. In 2001, Alex co-founded TISS Ltd. to develop a range of security systems for commercial vehicles. As Managing Director, Alex raised several rounds of venture capital funding and helped TISS to grow, achieving worldwide sales to global logistics companies including TNT, DHL, UPS and Mercedes. He successfully exited the business in 2007. Alex holds an Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.