Alex Sherstinsky co-founded MustExist with a long-time collaborator, Eugene Mandel, in 2009. Before MustExist, Alex was with NebuAd, Inc., which he joined in 2006 as a member of the founding team.
Funded by Menlo Ventures and Sierra Ventures, NebuAd built an online advertising network that included not only Web publishers, but also Internet Service Providers. As the V.P. of Product Development, Alex’s responsibilities included Product Management, Product Development, and Network Operations.
Prior to NebuAd, Alex was Senior Director of Products at FaceTime Communications, Inc., a leader in security and compliance for Internet communications. Alex led the development, delivery, and marketing of FaceTime’s technology platform, product lines, and partnerships since the company’s founding in 1997. Before FaceTime, Alex worked at several other start-ups.
Alex Sherstinsky holds PhD/ScD and MS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS degree from the University of California, Berkeley. His doctorate and post-doctorate research work was conducted at the M.I.T. Media Laboratory. During his training, Alex also consulted for AT&T and held internships at LSI Logic and Hewlett-Packard.
Alex Sherstinsky is the holder of two U.S. patents.