Alex Roudi

CEO & Chairman

Mr. Roudi is a successful entrepreneur and investor, whose track record in real estate investments date back to the early 2000s. He has led transactions of over $2.0 billion since 2003. Prior to Interwest, Mr. Roudi was the founder of Coverall North America Inc. where he served as CEO until its sale in July 1998. From an initial investment of $8,000, Mr. Roudi guided Coverall to a $250 million global organization with 68 regional offices, 6,000 franchise units and over 25,000 corporate customers worldwide. He is also the Managing Partner of Plug & Play San Diego which is a technology incubator platform affiliated with Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley.

Mr. Roudi is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM program. He is also a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Purdue University, with M.S. and B.S. degrees in engineering, respectively. Mr. Roudi has been an active member of the Young Presidents Organization since 1992, serving in various officer and board positions. He and his wife are active members of their community and support a number of charitable organizations in the San Diego area.


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