Alex Nelson is the co-founder of Quincy. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. After graduation, she went on to work at The Boston Consulting Group's Boston, London, and New York offices, focusing primarily on the retail industry. As a consultant, she advised retail executives on company strategy and operations, learning the principles of global retail from a large company perspective. Alex attended Harvard Business School in 2008, where she spent her time with the Retail & Apparel Club, on entrepreneurship projects in mobile retail and fashion technology, and interning at Hermès in their merchandising group. After business school, she returned to BCG's London office to immerse herself again in the UK's innovative retail industry.