Alain Benzaken has led technology teams for some of the most successful Internet companies in the world. Alain was VP Technology at Priceline.com, having joined the company pre-IPO when it was just starting up. He was also SVP Technology at the TheLadders and a co- founder of food52.com. More recently he was SVP of Technology at Buddy Media, which was acquired by SalesForce for $800M. Alain was founding Board Member of the New York Tech Meetup, the largest meetup in the world, now with over 60k members, and is currently an advisor and investor to NYC startups.
Alain is a graduate of the Lycee Francais de NY, and received a BA in Physics from Columbia College and an MS in Physics from Yale University.