Dr. Alex Bäcker

Dr. Alex Bäcker

CEO | QLESS

Alex is the co-founder and CEO of QLess and serves on the California Institute of Technology Information Sciences and Technology Board of Advisors. He holds a degree in Biology and Economics from MIT and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computation and Neural Systems and Biology from Caltech. Prior to starting QLess, Alex held positions at McKinsey & Co., the Center for Computation, Computers, Information and Mathematics of Sandia National Labs, and Caltech.

Alex’s research on neural coding and artificial intelligence has been published in the world’s leading publications such as Nature and Neural Computation. He has received a number of distinctions including the 2010 inaugural 40 Under 40 from