Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian is a startup founder and investor in Brooklyn, NY.

After graduating from UVA in 2005, Alexis and his co-founder Steve Huffman started reddit, now a top 100 website.

Now a reddit board member, Alexis focuses on social enterprise Breadpig, publishing authors like xkcd and SMBC — profits donated to worthy causes.

Alexis helped launch hipmunk and ran marketing/pr/community before becoming an advisor and joining the fight against SOPA & PIPA.

Alexis invests and advises over sixty tech startups. He’s Y Combinator’s Ambassador to the East, co-founder of the non-profit IHAS, and is the author of a book, Without Their Permission.

Along the way, Alexis spoke at TED, volunteered in Armenia as a Kiva Fellow, and was named on Forbes 30 Under 30 list two years in a row (and then turned 30).

He proudly doodled the logos for all three of his startups and loves his cat, Karma.

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The new economy still has much potential for newcomers. Alexis Ohanian joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the new economy will continue to present many new opportunities for established companies and newcomers.
What will be the future of millennials in the 21st century marketplace? Alexis Ohanian joins Jim Blasingame to predict that millennials will make their own work and professional place in the 21st century.