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Alex Slawsby Director, Innovation at EmbraerX


Alex is the Director of Innovation at EmbraerX in Boston. In this role, Alex is responsible for identifying and accelerating new technologies and business models emerging from the Greater Boston innovation ecosystem that have the potential to transform or even disrupt Embraer’s core businesses.

Prior to joining Embraer, Alex spent ten years guiding large corporations to develop innovation strategies, build innovation capabilities and launch internal, customer-centric, lean startups. During that time, Alex worked for Innosight, Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation consultancy and as an independent consultant. Prior to attending MIT, Alex worked for IDC as a wireless industry analyst.

Alex has an undergraduate degree from Brown University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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