Alexa is a leading expert on subculture and innovation from unlikely places. She is the co-author of The Misfit Economy (Simon & Schuster), a book that explores underground and informal innovation. She is the Co-Founder of the League of Intrapreneurs, a movement to create change from within incumbent systems and big organizations. Alexa has written and appeared in Fast Company, Forbes, Wired, Dazed and Confused, VICE, Harvard Business Review, the New York Times and MTV. She is a regular speaker and commentator on topics related to economic transition, misfit subculture, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship and technology angst. She received her BA from Brown University and a MSc. from Oxford University. When not operating in the world as Alexa, you can find her playing the Amish Futurist, an alter ego bringing Socratic inquiry to the tech scene.