Alex Crisses is a Managing Director at General Atlantic, based in the firm’s New York office. He serves on the boards of Benevity, Flipp, Gympass, and Mi9 Retail. Alex is also an observer on the boards of Seismic, Sonendo, Synaptive Medical, Turbonomic, and Typeform.
Prior to joining GA in 2016, Alex was a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. Before joining Insight, he worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse, with a focus on energy and power. At Insight, he was an active participant in several of the firm’s investments, serving as a director or board observer of 6Waves/LOLapp, Acronis, Alteryx, Anaqua, Cvent, DataSift, Frontline Technologies, GFI Software, Imceda, Jagex Limited, Mirantis, New Relic, ScriptLogic, Solarwinds, SWSoft, TeamViewer, Ticket Monster, Tintri, Wix and Xamarin.
Alex has been an active member and former fundraising director for Minds Matter, a charity serving underprivileged high school students in New York City. He has served on the Young Leadership Committee for the New York City Police Foundation and New York City Sergeant’s Benevolent Association and on the Campaign Planning Committee for Harvard University's capital campaign. He is also a board member of the Hospital for Special Surgery’s pediatric counsel, a member of The Hospital Systems Board of Advisors and is co-chairman of the hospital’s annual pediatric fundraiser.
Alex holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and received the Dean's Award for Excellence, which is the school's highest honor. He earned an M.B.A. with highest distinction from Harvard Business School and was a Baker Scholar.