Alex Hern is an entrepreneur whose career spans over 25 years. His fascination with technology runs deep, especially with the rapidly expanding capabilities of AR. His vision for the future has brought many innovative and interactive applications to the forefront of businesses across the globe.
Alex has co-founded such companies as Inktomi, Yesmail, CloudShield ,NewHomes.com, Triton Network Systems and Zero Knowledge Systems among others. In addition to co-founding, he has stayed on in either a leadership role or as a board member.
TsunamiXR is the latest venture which Alex Hern formed in 2011. Based in Del Mar CA, TsunamiXR is an innovative software platform that offers 3D, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies that have proven to be highly successful for a multitude of industries like aerospace, Industrial, healthcare, energy, automotive and manufacturing. Driving innovation and boosting productivity.
Augmented reality and Virtual Reality basically fall into the same category of technology but AR has become more integrated into business platforms while VR has become more mainstream in entertainment technologies. AR technology allows for a user to interact with the real-world environment, more so than virtual reality and that is the part of this technology that has appealed greatly to software innovators like Alex Hern and TsumamiXR. That being said, VR is extremely useful in some of Tsunami’s applications that are developed for certain industries like engineering and healthcare. That is why Alex still finds VR highly useful in creating software solutions.
As busy as his days are, he is not a fan of multitasking. He believes that the more someone takes on, the less productive they become. He likes to start his day by taking time to focus on an idea or solution that may benefit businesses. He also likes to stay up late when it is quieter and he can again, focus on ideas for developing or improving products or services.
Alex Hern is a true innovator, a thinker and a go-getter and his career speaks volume to the drive and passion he possesses that is the core driver, in changing how we will do business in the future.