Alex Hern is not new to the technological field. He has made a name for himself over the years, and his knowledge and skills in this sector have led him to establish his company, Tsunami XR. The San Diego based company provides communication solutions and has invested so much on augmented reality technology serving businesses and organizations including the military. Delving into the life of Alex Hern, he has accomplished many things as a great entrepreneur. Alex has cofounded and directed technology companies like Inktomi Goldman Sachs (INKT), Yesmail Alex Brown (YESM), ArcSight (ARST) and CloudShield. These companies have gone ahead to do well in the industry.
INKT powered MSN, AOL, and Yahoo, YESM was acquired by ModusLink Global for $650 million, and Hewlett Packard bought ARTS for $1.5 billion. Besides cofounding Military Commercial Technologies, Alex Hern held the chairman and CEO positions of the company. Alex’s leadership qualities extended to NewHomes.com and the Triton Network systems boards. Alex Hern was a Zero-Knowledge Systems board member as well. From an email marketing company to a network security company, Alex gathered quite an experience leading to Tsunami XR. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Hern identified an opportunity in the GPU- driven technology. This motivated him to start his own company geared to usher in the new era. His success in the field was as a result of focus and attending to one important thing at a time.
Alex Hern believes multitasking leads to bad performances, which is why he handle a single task at a time so as to achieve the company’s goals. The vision that Alex has for his company has made him keep track of exciting trends such as machine learning and AI, which could lead to a breakthrough for Tsunami’s augmented reality technology. Alex Hern consistency and focus is one to follow for young entrepreneurs. His advice to his younger self about life, “It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Take your time to make long-term decisions.” He provides insights to people willing to make the best of their ideas. Alex Hern is a role model to many and his gesture to open a dog walking business for his daughter inspires many.