Alex Burton leads partnerships for Nextdoor’s Service Provider Platform. Alex joined Nextdoor in 2016 to help launch the advertising platform in the U.S., and later in the EU. After successfully setting up the advertising platform, Alex transitioned into his new role to lead partnerships on the Public Agency Team in 2019.
Alex is a graduate of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne University in England where he received a B.Sc in Marketing. After graduating, Alex launched his career as a commodity trader before moving into media and advertising. While at CNN International, Alex transferred from London to the US in late 1999 to launch the San Francisco office. Having worked in the Bay Area for two decades, Alex has extensive experience in building sales teams and revenue operations at Fortune 500 companies and start-ups.