Alex Schmelkin

CEO & Founder
Alex Schmelkin is founder & CEO of Sixfold, the world’s first generative AI exclusively supporting insurance underwriters. He was a founding member of Unqork, the $2B enterprise no-code company, founder of Cake & Arrow, the customer experience agency for insurance, and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Bessemer Venture Partners. Alex is a speaker on topics including AI and technology ethics. He’s been awarded Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company, LinkedIn’s Top Startup, Adweek’s Young Influentials, Directors and Boards’ Young Directors, and Best Place to Work. He previously served as an independent director for Essendant (ESND), the $5.2B distributor of technology and business products. In his spare time, he builds robots and roller coasters, and resides in Manhattan with his wife and three kids.