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Alex Hern: Entrepreneur and Astute Bussinessman

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Alex Hern has been a very astute businessman. Infact he has been around this industry for a about 25 years. During his long career, Alex Hern has majorly focused on brainchild companies and has walked with them to see them grow too big enterprises. He has also mastered the art of incubation of technology companies. Mr. Hern has been a board member and was part of the team that co-founded the Inktomi Goldman Sachs-led IPO (INKT). Inktomi was in the forefront in powering the search technology for Yahoo, MSN and AOL. Alex Hern was also a board member for Yesmail Inc (YESM).

This is an email marketing company that was sold to the public and later to CMGI. It is presently called ModusLink Global Solutions and is valued at $650 million in a period of 10 months. Alex also co-founded the Military Commercial Technologies a company offering technology commercialization. The incubator was funded by Lockheed and L-3. Here Alex served both as Chairman and also the Chief Executive Officer. He also founded the Tsunami XR, a company based in San Diego. Tsunami remains a leader in immersive software and also specializes in content solutions for general enterprise markets. Tsunami offers company designs, delivers 3D designs. Alex has mastered the art of provision of augmented and virtual solutions so as to expand workplace productivity, knowledge transfer, and collaboration.

Additionally, Mr. Alex also co-founded and thereby worked as Director of ArcSight (ARST). ArcSight is a cyber-security company that also has gone public and later bought by Hewlett-Packard for a whopping $1.5 billion. Mr. Hern finally also was part of the founding team for Cloudshield and also served as Director too. CloudShield is a company offering network security. It was sold to SAIC, a giant technology and firm specializing heavily in government commercial projects. Alex also is credited for founding and serving on the Boards of NewHomes.com. He also served in the board for Triton Network Systems (TNSI). Alex Hern is a widely experienced cooperate with a very vast experience.