Alex Malebranche

Global Engagement Lead, GitHub for Startups - ex-Amazon, ex-Army, and Founder of planeAhead


A first generation Haitian, Alex grew up in the with 3 siblings outside of Chicago as someone who always wanted to create a legacy for his family; past, present and future. He joined the Army as a Intelligence soldier right out of high school and after serving several years he finished his college degree and started his career in tech. 5 years at Amazon and Amazon Web Services, globally, and a couple of other tech stops later, he built his first company, PlaneAhead. In addition to his work at PlaneAhead, he works with GitHub to grow their startup program and does work as a mental health advocate.


  • Mental Health > Tech