Alexis Bonte is the co-founder and CEO of eRepublik Labs. eRepublik Labs (one of the top 25 European start ups according to TechCrunch) is inventing game worlds and transforming the way they are created, distributed and played by leveraging the power of communities and the Web.
eRepublik.com its first massive online social strategy game, is set in a mirror version of the real world and launched in November 2007.
Prior to eRepublik, Alexis was with lastminute.com for 6 years right up to its 1b$ trade sale to Sabre in 2005.
Alexis is also the non-executive chairman of the video and music centred online community trilulilu.ro (also known as “the Romanian Youtube”).
He is also a recognized speaker & panelist (CEBIT, La Red Innova, Games Gone Wild, Gamelab, Interactive Entertainment Summit, FICOD, GDC Europe etc.) and guest lecturer on Internet start ups and online games at several Universities.
Alexis holds a BA Honours Degree in International Business & Languages from the European Business School (London), he is a sailing national champion (Portugal) was selected as a Young Global Leader (YGL) in 2012 by the World Economic Forum (Davos) and is fluent in 5 languages.