Alexander Asseily

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Alexander Asseily
Born London, England
Residence London, England
Nationality British, Lebanese
Alma mater Stanford University

Alexander Asseily is a British Lebanese entrepreneur and founder of consumer electronics company Jawbone, one of the most highly valued private consumer electronics companies in the world.[1] Asseily was named the 33rd most influential person in Silicon Valley.[2]

Raised in Beirut, Lebanon and London, UK,[3] Asseily studied product design and mechanical engineering at Stanford University. His senior product design thesis became the foundation for the creation of Aliph, which he founded with his college friend Hosain Rahman.[4]

He lived mostly in San Francisco, CA until 2010, when he returned to London. In 2011, Asseily and his brother Mark founded consumer software start-up Equal Media Ltd. to create State.com, and raised $14M in seed financing in May 2012.[5] State was launched publicly at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2013.[6] Asseily is executive producer of the 2013 documentary, Aluna, and lives in London, England. [7]

Speaking[edit]

  • IMPACTO 2013:The Future of Business [1]
  • TEDX Brussels[2]
  • Endeavor Summit 2013[3]
  • MEX 2011 [4]
  • SXSW 2012 [5]
  • Sages & Scientists 2013 [6]
  • Techcrunch Disrupt 2013 [7]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

8. GigaOm - Got Opinions State Wants to Build a Social Network for Them [8]

9. The Guardian - State Social Network Opinions [9]

10. Poynter.org - Opinion Network State Launches with Goal of Democratizing Online Conversations [10]

11. Recode.org - State App Wants to be a Public Opinion Poll for Everything [11]

12. Wired - State Opinion Network Launches [12]

13. Research - State Your Opinion in New Online Network [13]