Alex Vargas is the CEO of Recurrent and serves on its board of directors.
Alex is an accomplished media and technology executive with twenty years of experience. He joined Recurrent following eight years with Bleacher Report, where he helped transform the business from an industry-leading display-advertising sports publisher to the world’s largest social sports influencer brand with a global audience reach of 200M+ and 1B+ social interactions per month. As COO, he managed a nine-figure P&L and led the strategy, business operations, business development, analytics, product management, and engineering teams.
Prior to joining Bleacher Report, Alex spent five years in a variety of strategy and operations roles at Turner Broadcasting working with a wide range of leading brands, from Turner Sports (NBA, MLB, NCAA) to TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim. Early in his career, Alex worked in technology investment banking and venture capital.
Alex is originally from Peru, where he lived until he was age six. He holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. He is passionate about fantasy football, horology, and OKRs. He lives in the East Bay with his wife and two young kids.