Celsius Network's Founder and Chief Executive Officer is Alex Mashinsky. He is a professional entrepreneur of seven NYC-based startup companies. He founded two of New York City’s top 10 venture-based exits in 2000. Before founding Celsius Network, he founded Governing Dynamics, an Israeli-American venture fund investing platform in the most promising growth firms in Israel, where he has been the Managing Partner since 2004.
In the past, Alex has served as the founder and chairman of Transit Wireless, a leading 5G neutral host fiber infrastructure organization that offers cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity to large infrastructure projects. Alex has been honored with several awards for innovation, including being nominated twice by E & Y as an entrepreneur of the year in 2002 and 2011, Crain’s 2010 Top Entrepreneur, the 2000 Albert Einstein Technology Medal, and the Technology Foresight Award.