CEO & Head Designer of Canaria Technologies, Alex Moss is a passionate role-model for women in technology; regularly mentoring and running events to promote female leadership in STEAM fields. In 2017 the BBC noted Alex as ‘the model changing the future of space medicine’. This year she has been recognised by The Australian as one of the leading 3 inventors working in Brisbane, and by Vogue Australia as one of the world’s top young innovators in technology.
Alex has extensive experience in business management and design. She has been a creative director for global ad campaigns (Phillip Treacy, Le Roni, Doc Martens) and was the founding CEO of art dealership The Court, as well as M2 Magazine prior to her move into technology and co-founding Canaria Technologies with Dr Robert Finean.
Alex has a background in Design Psychology from the Courtauld Institute and is a guest lecturer at Hult Business School, as well as a regular panel critic for the Bartlett School of Architecture’s Computational Architecture Department.
Alex has also won numerous awards for her ground-breaking work in predictive biometric medical devices including: Global Winner Best Use of Hardware 2016 NASA International Space Apps, Sir Richard Branson’s Worldwide Top 10 Tech Start-ups Extreme Tech Challenge 2017, Global Aerospace Summit 2018 Young Space Leader and Komatsu Top 4 Tech Innovators to Watch Out For in 2018.
-Future of Mining ‘Best Mining Startup 2019’ – finalist
-Brisbane Lord Mayor ‘Young Business Person of the Year 2018’ – finalist
-Women in Technology ‘Startup Entrepreneur of the Year 2018’
-Komatsu ‘Top 4 Innovators of 2018’
-‘Young Space Leader 2018’ Global Aerospace Summit
-‘Top 10 Global Technology Startups 2017? Richard Bransons’ Extreme Tech Challenge
-NASA Space Apps Global Winner 2016 ‘Best Use of Hardware’