Alex Vieux

Alex Vieux

Founder and CEO
44, French

Holding on to a ceiling strap, Vieux tilts forward as the airport bus careens across the tarmac.

Using an airport analogy he tells a worried French entrepreneur, "You are short of runway. Come to my conference and I'll connect you to the right investors."

Vieux, who was born in Paris of Haitian extraction, is a consummate matchmaker who never stops schmoozing. Dividing his time between California and Paris, he knows all the...

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