Alex Pirouz is an entrepreneur who has experienced both the highs and the lows of startup ventures. He has a wealth of knowledge both in business creation, development and growth. As a serial entrepreneur his passion is growing businesses and sharing that experience with others.
The company Alex founded, Linkfluencer was recently recognized by Inc Magazine as the: "World's leading online community for LinkedIn training" and rated by Anthill Magazine as one of the top 100 most innovative companies for 2015 and won the People's Choice Awards.
From the learnings gained through early startups that didn’t quite make it, to those from running and exiting multiple successful start-up businesses (one with over 35 staff), Alex has become the entrepreneur business owners turn to for strategic & business growth planning. He has developed his own unique and innovative approach to sales and marketing campaigns with strategic and tactical tips that can be applied to any venture seeking aggressive growth.
As founder of Linkfluencer Alex now focuses on the strategic direction and growth of the business to totally transform how business owners and entrepreneurs market their business and be the go to place for the best LinkedIn training and education in the world.
Alex's work has been featured in more than 50 publications including: Forbes, Inc, Sunrise, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, NBC News, and he currently writes for Huffington Post, Hubspot and Entrepreneur Magazine.
He was also a judge at the "Screw Business As Usual 2012 Competition" at the Richard Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship and Anthill Magazine Smart 100.
An active philanthropist, Alex has contributed to many social causes including working with: Mission Australia, Waverley Council, Junior Chamber International, Parramatta Council and Club Kidpreneur. In recognition for some of his work he was nominated Australian of the year in 2007 & 2008.
He is the author of the book: Unlock The Passion Within You.