Jorge Klor de Alva
Chairman, Board of Directors 3DMX, Inc. and President, Nexus Research and Policy Center.
Former President of the University of Phoenix and board member of Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL). Previously he was Chairman and CEO of Apollo International, Inc., a global education company he founded that served over 170,000 K-12 and higher education students through operations in Europe, India and Latin America (the Brazilian operations), in which he also acted as CEO, today serve over 410,000 students and trade as a public company (BM&F BOVESPA: KROT11).
Prior to joining Apollo full time he was the Class of 1940 Professor at the University of California-Berkeley (UC-B) and before that he was a professor at Princeton University. He has published over 100 studies along with 15 books, including 9 textbooks.
Among others, he has been a consultant to the Lumina Foundation’s degree productivity initiative, Educational Testing Service, Graduate Record Exam, College Board, New York State Department of Education, the National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution, and was a board member of the American Association of Higher Education.
He holds BA and Law degrees from UC-Berkeley and a Ph.D. from UC-Santa Cruz.
CEO, 3DMX, Inc. He co-founded 3DMX Digital Design University and Orange Planet Animation Studios in 2003 with the purpose of helping develop the computer generated entertainment industry in Mexico. In 2005 he and his co-founder incorporated 3DMX, Inc. under Delaware laws, opening its headquarters in Silicon Valley. By 2006 Orange Planet Animation Studios started its operation in the Software Center in Guadalajara, becoming a major producer in the animation industry through its work on behalf of the biomedical and nanotechnology special effects industry in the U.S. (clients have included Roche®, Novartis®, Tecan®, General Electric® and Hamilton® among others).
Before 3DMX, he founded Xmedian, a design company that captured during its existence most of the web design and electronic commerce in west Mexico.
CFO, 3DMX, Inc. He has over 10 years of experience in business finance, accounting and strategic planning. He serves or has served as Managing Member, Boyd Group Services; Senior Accountant, Gino Mauriello and Co CPA, LLC; and Strategic Analyst, DRMG. In these positions he has assisted numerous businesses manage their current operations through fiscal control and development of plans for future growth.
He also successfully sourced funds for multiple startups obtaining capital through both conventional and private methods. He also serves actively in his community and is currently on the Board of Directors at various non-profits.