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Alexandra Cavoulacos

Alex is the co-founder & President of The Muse, a career platform used by over 75 million people every year to find a job, learn professional skills or advance in their careers, and by hundreds of companies looking to hire or grow their employer brand. She is also the co-author of the WSJ best-selling book The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career (Crown Business, April 2017).

At The Muse, Alex focuses on the growth and operations of the fast-growing business. She’s the lead on executing business strategy, driving long-term innovation, optimizing processes, and fostering cross-functional relationships. Alex also has a passion for people development and management, and growing employees in their careers to hit their full potential.

Alex is a frequent speaker on the future of work, diversity & inclusion, entrepreneurship and productivity.

Prior to founding The Muse, Alex was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, primarily focused on growth strategy for Fortune 500 companies. Originally from Paris, France, Alex is a passionate but infrequent long-distance cyclist, and an avid reader.

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  • Forbes 30 Under 30, Media

  • Inc 15 Women to Watch in Tech

  • Business Insider's 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech

  • SmartCEO 2016 Brava Award winner

  • Business Insider Silicon Alley 100

  • The National Herald 40 Under 40