Carnegie Mellon University

Alex Salazar

Alex Salazar

Partner, Neotribe Ventures


Early Stage Startups


Alex is the rare combination of founder, engineer, and early-stage go-to-market expert. Before becoming a venture capitalist, he was the founder-CEO of Stormpath (acquired by Okta), where he built an authentication API service for developers and grew a bottoms-up model that attracted thousands of developers every week. At Okta, as VP/GM of New Products, Alex introduced a new IT product and scaled it from zero to $9 million in sales in under four quarters. Alex holds a BS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.