Alex Algard is the founder of two Seattle-based online companies that grew to success on minimal funding: WhitePages.com and CarDomain Network. He currently serves as CEO of WhitePages, which is the No. 1 destination for people search. He also serves as Chairman of CarDomain, which is the leading online community for auto enthusiasts. In 2007, Alex was selected as the Software Entrepreneur of the Year, Pacific Northwest by Ernst & Young and as a finalist for Inc. magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Alex began his career in investment banking with the Goldman Sachs High Technology Group. He received a BA in Economics with Honors and MS in Engineering, both from Stanford University.