Alex Hsiao

Alex is an Entrepreneur & an award winning Designer. A proven visionary leader and strategist in the interactive product design space, with extensive experience in user experience, brand management, and graphic design. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Cool Hunting, CNN Money, CNET, Ad Club and PC Mag's top 100 web sites.

Back in the day he was Director at AOL for Audience Product Technologies, providing vision, brand management, and user experience design direction to numerous R&D initiatives, consumer applications and services. Alex's creative direction guided such products as AIM, AOL China, AOL Radio & Video, AOL Explorer Browser, AOL 9.0 Optimized, and AOL Communicator. Most recently he helped shape design experiences at Netflix, Verizon, Intuit, TurboTax, Quicken, Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Cox, Cricket, DivX, Software AG, Small Business Administration, Department of Defense, American Heart Association and The Humane Society.

Alex served on the executive board of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Washington DC Chapter. He received his BA in Design cum laude from American University and taught computer application, design theory, and advanced multimedia at his alma mater.

He is currently keeping busy consulting for great companies and working on a startup he founded that helps plan and organize weddings for newly engaged couples. Check it out at Wedding Websites by MODwedding.