Alex de Carvalho
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lex de Carvalho leads business development for RGC Digital. He also advises clients on the buyer’s journey as well as integrated marketing strategy and implementation. Alex is passionate about creating seamless online and offline consumer experiences that enhance the purchasing journey and improves operational sales support processes. A versatile innovator with global experience in health tech and social media, Alex is also a sought-after speaker and a published author on tech security. Additional capabilities include management consulting, startup execution and growth as well as digital marketing.

Alex’s career highlights include managing a medical device startup, leading worldwide social media at IBM’s mainframe business and serving as a regional director for Constant Contact. Alex has also built a social network for physicians, developed an online photo-sharing service, and co-founded an email marketing provider in Europe (SmartFocus). As a management consultant, he has advised blue-chip companies on strategic initiatives, including Air France, Chevron, General Motors, Sanofi-Aventis, Nortel Networks, Le Parisien, and the Finnish Venture Capital Association.

As a leader, innovator and entrepreneur, Alex has played a vital role in developing today’s world-class Miami startup community, spearheading RefreshMiami, South Florida’s largest developer community, and founding Social Media Club South Florida, an association of professionals, businesses, agency owners and students with membership in the thousands. Alex also runs tech-related conferences, including Bar­Camp Miami, Ignite Miami, and Social Media Day South Florida and has taught social media as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami and at Florida International University, where he was also appointed as the first Knight Foundation Innovator.

As an author, Alex co-authored Secur­ing the Clicks: Net­work Secu­rity in the Age of Social Media (McGraw-Hill).

Alex serves on the advisory boards of Florida International University’s School of Journalism, United Earth Fund, World Happiness Fest, and Pawa Life, a conference series about integrating ancient and future technologies. He currently serves as the Honorary Consul of Finland in South Florida.

A polyglot, Alex is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Finnish. He has lived in Europe, US and Latin America. His education includes an M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Alex currently lives in Miami Beach and is an avid practitioner of yoga. He enjoys jamming on djembe drums.

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lex de Carvalho leads business development for RGC Digital. He also advises clients on the buyer’s journey as well as integrated marketing strategy and implementation. Alex is passionate about creating seamless online and offline consumer experiences that enhance the purchasing journey and improves operational sales support processes. A versatile innovator with global experience in health tech and social media, Alex is also a sought-after speaker and a published author on tech security. Additional capabilities include management consulting, startup execution and growth as well as digital marketing.

Alex’s career highlights include managing a medical device startup, leading worldwide social media at IBM’s mainframe business and serving as a regional director for Constant Contact. Alex has also built a social network for physicians, developed an online photo-sharing service, and co-founded an email marketing provider in Europe (SmartFocus). As a management consultant, he has advised blue-chip companies on strategic initiatives, including Air France, Chevron, General Motors, Sanofi-Aventis, Nortel Networks, Le Parisien, and the Finnish Venture Capital Association.

As a leader, innovator and entrepreneur, Alex has played a vital role in developing today’s world-class Miami startup community, spearheading RefreshMiami, South Florida’s largest developer community, and founding Social Media Club South Florida, an association of professionals, businesses, agency owners and students with membership in the thousands. Alex also runs tech-related conferences, including Bar­Camp Miami, Ignite Miami, and Social Media Day South Florida and has taught social media as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami and at Florida International University, where he was also appointed as the first Knight Foundation Innovator.

As an author, Alex co-authored Secur­ing the Clicks: Net­work Secu­rity in the Age of Social Media (McGraw-Hill).

Alex serves on the advisory boards of Florida International University’s School of Journalism, United Earth Fund, World Happiness Fest, and Pawa Life, a conference series about integrating ancient and future technologies. He currently serves as the Honorary Consul of Finland in South Florida.

A polyglot, Alex is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Finnish. He has lived in Europe, US and Latin America. His education includes an M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Alex currently lives in Miami Beach and is an avid practitioner of yoga. He enjoys jamming on djembe drums.

“When ideas turn into action, magic happens.”