Alex Blood is a Process Manager for American Express. He focuses on ensuring ‘dots are connected’ between Merchants. Partners, and American Express to ensure everything from card swipe to Digital Wallet (Apple Pay, Android Pay) transactions work. Previous to his recent arrival in Seattle, Alex lived in New York City and Phoenix, Arizona. Alex holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.S. in Computer Science from James Madison University. Outside of work, Alex is focused on triathlon training and exploring the Pacific NW. He is also excited to continue learning about the world and meeting amazing people through YPIN.