Alex is a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon by training and founder/CEO at Virti and NHS Innovation Fellow, on a mission to improve human performance and training through technology. Alex built and sold his first company whilst at medical school and went on to scale an award-winning medical education company internationally from his bedroom while still training in the NHS using self-taught coding skills. Alex holds a master’s degree in surgical science and a postgraduate degree in surgical education. Alex has won multiple awards with Virti including making The Time Magazine Best Inventions list and Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list as well as winning the Royal College of Surgeons’ Edinburgh Triennial Surgical Innovation Prize and the Association of Medical Education Technology Prizes. Alex is the host of the Human Performance podcast and also writes for Forbes and Entrepreneur and regularly writes a blog and newsletter on human performance.