Alex de Carvalho Knight Innovator in Residence at FIU

Alex creates opportunities for companies, brands, and individuals to connect. He is currently named as the Knight Innovator in Residence, serving at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU (Florida International University). Previously, he served as the Regional Director for Constant Contact in South Florida. Alex taught at the Uni­ver­sity of Miami’s School of Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and co-authored “Secur­ing the Clicks: Net­work Secu­rity in the Age of Social Media,” published by McGraw-Hill. Based in Miami, Florida, Alex founded Social Media Club, Bar­Camp, Ignite, Social Media Day, and Mobile Mon­day events for South Florida new media pro­fes­sion­als; he is also a found­ing mem­ber of RefreshMiami. He serves on the Advisory Board of FIU’s School of Journalism, the New Leaders Council, and Life is Art. An INSEAD MBA graduate, Alex is a true polyglot speaks English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Finnish.