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Alec Kotopoulos

Vice President Business Development
Started at Socratic in 2023
My role involves accelerating revenue and adding value to research implications as applicable given my experience as a former research and analytics executive.
What is the best advice you've been given?
BE PATIENT, LISTEN CAREFULLY TO THE OPINIONS OF OTHERS AND CONSIDER THEIR POSITION BEFORE DECIDING.
What is your favorite podcast and/or book?
I AM AND WILL ALWAYS BE A HUGE FAN OF STEPHEN KING’S NUMEROUS NOVELS. AS FOR PODCASTS, I LOVE CONAN O’BRIEN’S AS WELL AS ANYTHING MEDICAL.
What song or artist have you most recently listen to?
CYRUS CHESTNUT AS I AM A JAZZ NUT.
If you could be anywhere other than right here, where would you be? 
CRETE…ONE OF MY FAVORITE PLACES ON EARTH.
Who is someone you admire, and why?
GENERAL GEORGE PATTON BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH HE WAS BRUSQUE AND A “PERSONALITY”, HE WAS A BRILLIANT STRATEGIST.
What are some causes you especially care about?
ANY THAT HELP UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS INCLUDING THOSE WITH TOUGH MEDICAL NEEDS.
What is a pet peeve you have?
PEOPLE WHO ARE RUN-ONS AS CONVERSATIONALIST’S WITHOUT LISTENING TO MY SIDE OF AN OPINION.
In another life, what do you think you were/would be?
A Lawyer
What purchase, $100 or less, have you made in the past year that has positively impacted your life?
A GREAT PAIR OF SUNGLASSES FROM WARBY PARKER.
Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What did you want to be when you grow up?
A PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY OR BASKETBALL ATHLETE.
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