Alexander Lloyd is the Founder and Managing Partner of Accelerator Ventures. Previously, he was Venture Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners where he oversaw the development of their seed-stage investment strategy. Before working in Venture Capital, he was the Business Development Manager in Microsoft's Silicon Valley office responsible for Microsoft's relationships with the West Coast venture capital and startup community. He has also worked as a Product Manager in SGI's workstation division and has held marketing positions at Activision and Apple Computer. Alexander began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he spent three years as a financial analyst.
He received his B.A. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School. A member of the board of directors for SlideLuck and the Human Rights Foundation, he previously sat on the boards of SF Camerawork, Junior Achievement of San Francisco, and the Contemporary Extension of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In 1998, he founded the San Francisco Media Arts Council, and for 3 years he served as a Commissioner for the San Francisco Art Commission.