Director of Commercial Innovation
Alex’s career has been in the Outdoor Industry from day one and he is currently director of commercial innovation at iconic outdoor brand Outdoor Research, where he specializes in advanced materials, sustainability and high-performance apparel. Past career experiences include Eastern Mountain Sports, Eddie Bauer, Farbank Enterprises and Cabela’s. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Apparel Merchandising, Design and Production from Iowa State University with a heavy emphasis in International Trade and Business. Alex lives in Seattle, WA with his family and enjoys fly fishing, road bikes and all things outdoors. He’s traveled to 46 of the 50 states and 17 countries and is passionate about the cultural experiences foreign travel provides.