Alec Ellison serves as Chairman of OurCrowd’s US business and also serves on the firm’s OurCrowd Advisory Board. He joined OurCrowd after a nearly 30-year career in investment banking focused on the technology sector. Alec was formerly a Vice Chairman of Jefferies LLC, the long time head of the firm’s Technology Investment Banking Group, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He joined Jefferies as part of the firm’s 2003 acquisition of Broadview International, where he was President. After retiring from Jefferies, he founded Outvest Capital to pursue a proprietary public investing strategy capitalizing on how the accelerating rate of technological change impacts companies across all industries. Alec has been deeply involved in the Israeli technology scene since 1996 and the broader VC world since the mid-80’s through his banking activities. He is South Carolina native and holds a BA from Yale (summa cum laude) and an MBA with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School.
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