| Alex Fielding|
| Chief Technology Officer
Electrical engineer|Alex Fielding Wikipedia
Alex Fielding is an American engineer and manager.
Fielding started his career as an engineer at Cisco Systems and Apple Computer. Shortly after departing Apple, he worked at Exodus Communications for Ellen Hancock. Exodus' CEO who was Apple's former CTO. He co-founded Wheels of Zeus with Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak in 2001. It was sold to Zontrak in 2006.
Fielding became CEO of encryption products company Ripcord Networks in 2004 with former Apple CEO Gil Amelio, CTO, Hancock, and Wozniak on its board. The company existed through about 2009 when its assets were purchased in an undisclosed transaction. Ripcord announced $9.5 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lux Capital, Legend Star, and Steve Wozniak in March of 2017. Ripcord is utilizing vision guided robotics, industrial automation, and advanced sensors to digitize paper records. Once digitized, Ripcord provides a software as a service records service called Ripcord Canopy.
He was Chief Technology Officer at Power Assure and then Vice President at Vigilent.
Fielding is on the board of directors of ISKME, CodeWarrior Foundation, and California Women Empowering Women, CAWEW, a 501c3 non-profit. He is an advisor to TEDMED and TED WED. He is a donor to UNICEF. Fielding is a former member of Mensa and SVASE. He has been a contributor on several patents including early work on inter-satellite routing. He is a contributing member of two NIST working groups on the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).