Alex Simon is the Executive Director of Compass Partners, a social enterprise education organization supporting over 1000 university leaders around the world in their social entrepreneurial endeavors. Developing entrepreneurial schemes since he was 11, he now spends most of his time connecting the next generation of entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and change agents with pathways to accelerate their impact. Alex has worked with a variety of organizations including the Young Presidents' Organization, Ashoka, MFI Connect and Minga: Teens Combating the Child Sex Trade. He's proud to be a Startingbloc Fellow, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and a member of the Sandbox Network. Alex graduated from the George Washington University with a degree in International Affairs and is currently pursuing a study of chairs and sitting through the Open Master's Program.