Alex Gonzalez is a recognized expert in innovation, strategic marketing, change leadership, strategy, and corporate transformation. He brings over 25 years of business and leadership experience spanning Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, entrepreneurial, and civic organizations. Alex is the author of the book, Disruptor: How to Challenge the Status Quo to Unlock Innovation which will be published in 2022.
As the chief innovation officer of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Alex leads efforts to connect, grow, and promote the innovation ecosystem within the eighth-largest metropolitan region in the country. He also advises corporate senior executives on leading innovation and transformation. Alex is an advisor to Valor Ventures, a venture capital firm focusing on seed-stage investments in hyper-growth companies.
He is an active writer and speaker focused on harnessing innovation across business, technology, and creative culture. Most notably, Alex is the creator, executive producer, and host of the Disruptor Studio, a digital series showcasing inspirational leaders and innovators. He is also a member of the Fast Company Impact Council.
Alex’s extensive corporate leadership experience includes executive roles leading strategy, innovation, customer experience and P&L’s at Equifax, GE and Chubb Insurance.