Mr. Alex Blum is the Founder of Greenwich Venture Capital Advisors. He serves as Executive Chairman at Tru Optik and Acquisio. Previously, he served as Board Member at Dashbid. He also served as Managing Partner at Progress Ventures. Mr. Blum is responsible for the continued growth of one of the web's most innovative social software companies. He was previously the CEO of KickApps. Before joining KickApps, he was President and COO of JumpTV, a leading Multi-Cultural Internet Protocol Television Network. Prior to JumpTV he spent eight years at AOL, most recently as the Vice President of Product Marketing for AOL's Audience business where Mr. Blum and his team were responsible for re-launching the AOL Portal and delivering an entire suite of web-based applications including: AOL's Video Player, Video Portal, Streaming Video advertising platform, AIM and AIM pages social networking service. He spent the first 10 years of his career in the computer software industry and was an integral part in building three successful technology start-ups. Mr. Blum holds an MBA from Albers School of Business at Seattle University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado.