Alex Kruglov

Co-founder and CEO, Smiletime

Alex is the co-founder and CEO of Smiletime, a video platform that allows audiences to serve as an integral part of the storytelling. Prior to Smiletime, Alex spent six years at Hulu overseeing all of its content acquisition efforts. He led the vision and creation of the Hulu Originals brand, including content selection, business affairs and the recruiting of its creative team. Before Hulu, Alex was a business development executive at Sony Pictures Television and also spent two years as a business analyst at McKinsey & Co. Alex graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and received his M.B.A from Harvard Business School.


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