Alex Crisses

Managing Director, Global Head of New Investment Sourcing & Co-Head of Emerging Growth

REGION United States


Alex Crisses is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Technology sector. Alex also serves as Global Head of New Investment Sourcing, leading the firm’s thematic sourcing program, and co-heads its Emerging Growth Platform. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Alex was a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners where he focused on Software and Internet investments globally. Earlier in his career, Alex worked in the Investment Banking division at Credit Suisse where he focused on global energy and power.

Current Board Affiliations

AnyDesk, Board Member
AppsFlyer, Board Member
Atera, Board Observer
Benevity, Inc., Board Member
Evisort, Board Observer
Wellhub, Board Member
Hibob, Board Observer
Incode, Board Member
JumpCloud, Board Member
ThreatLocker, Board Observer
Typeform, Board Observer
Zoomin, Board Observer
VAST Data, Board Observer

Historical Board Affiliations

Flipp, Board Member
Mi9 Retail, Board Member
pymetrics, Board Member
Sonendo, Board Member
Synaptive Medical, Board Observer
Seismic, Board Observer
Turbonomic, Board Observer
6 Waves, Board Member
Alteryx, Board Member
Anaqua, Board Member
Cvent, Board Observer
Frontline Education, Board Member
GFI Software, Board Member
Jagex Limited, Board Member
LogicNow, Board Member
Mirantis, Board Member
New Relic, Board Observer
ScriptLogic, Board Observer
Solarwinds, Board Observer
Teamviewer Gmbh, Board Member
Ticket Monster, Board Member
Tintri, Board Observer
Wix, Board Observer
Xamarin, Board Member


The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Economics
Harvard Business School, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

Cradles to Crayons, New York Founders Council & Board Member
Harvard Business School, Alumni Board of Directors
Harvard University, Capital Campaign Planning Committee Member
Hospital for Special Surgery, Board Member and Pediatric Counsel Member
Hospital for Special Surgery, The Hospital Systems Board, Board of Advisors
Lincoln Center, Board Fellow
Minds Matter, Director of Fundraising 
New York City Police Foundation, Young Leadership Committee Member