Previously Alex founded Baltimore Biomedical and then led the CBRE automated decision aid software department at OptiMetrics, a leading developer of CBRN hazard decision-aid software for military use, under a licensing agreement with the U.S. Army. Alex has a biomedical engineering degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Baltimore, the largest city in Maryland, is situated in the northern part of the state on the Patapsco River estuary, an arm of Chesapeake Bay. Baltimore’s economy is very diverse, with strong financial, legal, and nonprofit service industries. The city also leads in scientific research and development through two highly acclaimed medical institutions,Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland Hospital. There is also a significant tourist sector.