Alex Castrounis founded InnoArchiTech, a company that provides consulting, education, writing, and speaking services focused on transforming data into value. His expertise is in leveraging state of the art artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science techniques in order to achieve business and customer goals, and also to improve human experiences.

At his day job, Alex is the vice president of product and advanced analytics at Rocket Wagon, an enterprise IoT and digital services company. He has held leadership roles in data science and advanced analytics, software architecture and engineering, and product management.

Racer Magazine article on Davey Hamilton's remarkable 2007 Indianapolis 500 race. I was his race engineer and strategist during the race, and am shown at upper right.

Before working in tech, Alex worked ten years as a race strategist, data scientist, and vehicle dynamicist for IndyCar racing teams and the Indianapolis 500. He was a race strategist for over 100 races worldwide, including six Indianapolis 500s. During his racing career, Alex worked with notable drivers and team owners such as Michael Andretti, Al Unser Jr., Will Power, Jimmy Vasser, Danica Patrick, and Tony Kanaan.

Official 2008 Indianapolis 500 qualification photo for the KV Racing Technology team. The driver is Will Power (2014 IndyCar Series champion, and winner of the historic final Champ Car race in Long Beach, CA). I'm pictured at far right.

Education-wise, Alex received a Master of Science degree (MS) with Distinction in Mathematics, and also completed all course requirements for a second master’s degree in Geophysics.

Alex is currently focused on leading, educating, writing, speaking, and mentoring on fields such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and IoT. He is very interested in helping to increase diversity and decrease the gender gap often seen in the technology industry, and also promotes STEAM careers to students through speaking engagements and writing.

To Learn more about Alex’s background, projects, and key accomplishments, please visit his portfolio page.

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