Using a Multi-disciplinary skillset to solve our generation’s most important challenges
Alex’s goal is to combine his experience on the client-facing side of businesses, with his development and technology education to help your organization build and market great solutions, for your biggest challenges.
Shopify, New Markets Development Manager
January 2018 - February 2019
Spearheaded new, experimental sales and partnerships team within Shopify Revenue Organization.
Defined Shopify Plus’ industry presence, client-base and marketing materials in brand new sectors, including startup accelerators, subscription & soft goods merchants, and content creators.
Selected to speak on e-Commerce at numerous events including Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program and District Ventures
Shopify, Enterprise Account Executive
November 2016 - January 2018
Ran full-cycle sales process from prospecting, through contract, to deal close.
Fastest Sales representative to achieve full quarterly quota attainment in Shopify Plus history.
PiinPoint, Head of Customer Success
August 2015 - October 2016
Designed and launched customer lifecycle program including on-boarding, training and renewal program for YCombinator startup.
Collaborated with product team to translate customer usage into innovative features through user stories.
Achieved <8% churn rate among client base while growing investment per account.
Several of Alex’s chosen web development and web design projects, more information is available upon request.
Developed over the course of two weeks as a capstone project, Politik is a platform for modern voters to research and learn more about the parties they will be voting for.
Earth Veins is a whitewater rafting/riverboarding company based out of Oakville, ON. Through Alex’s side agency, Union Eighty, an online e-Commerce store and content presence was created using Shopify.
Studio Kay is the brainchild of professional fine artist, Kay Plante. Together with Alex Beeson’s web design agency, Union Eighty, they have created unique lifestyle products from some of her most renowned paintings.
DIPLOMA PROGRAM, WEB DEVELOPMENT
Graduated June 2019
University of Waterloo, Waterloo
B.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE & BUSINESS, HONOURS
Graduated July 2015
Trinity College School, Port Hope
ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Graduated June 2010