CEO and Co-founder, TrialPay
Alex Rampell is the CEO and co-founder of TrialPay, a leading transactional advertising and payments company serving digital goods and e-commerce clients such as Facebook, Zynga, and Netflix. Previously, Alex co-founded FraudEliminator, the first consumer anti-phishing company, which merged into SiteAdvisor and was acquired by McAfee for $75M in 2006. He is a frequent writer on e-commerce and advertising topics for TechCrunch, and coined the term “O2O” to refer to the growing category of Online-to-Offline commerce companies like Groupon. Alex is an active angel investor in Silicon Valley, and served on the board of friend.ly (acquired by Facebook) and Backstage Technologies (acquired by RealNetworks). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Harvard University, where he also served as a computer science teaching fellow.