Ep 49: Rene Morkos: CEO/Founder of ALICE Technologies & Professor at Stanford
Founder of ALICE Technologies & Professor at Stanford
For this episode, we bring on Rene Morkos founder of ALICE an AI construction simulation and optimization software. The value Alice brings to construction planners is how they are able to simulate over a million ways to build a building. We talk in depth about Rene attaining a PhD in construction management at Stanford, creating Alice from his thesis, and life as a professor at Stanford. Meaningfully we found out what kept Rene pushing forward often spending 20 hour days working on getting a PhD and after hearing 300 rejections from potential investors. Today, Alice is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Merus Capital to name a few. Lastly we learn that Rene's startup mindset is pushing the boundaries and finding out when his breaking point would be. Leave us a review and share us on social!
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