Alexis Tryon is a doer, maker & enthusiastic eater. She is currently the founder at Extra Yarn, where she does strategy consulting for companies in a variety of industries. Her experience in the tech ecosystem started as the Founder & CEO of Artsicle, which was named one of the Silicon Alley 100 by Business Insider and called the Gallerists to the People by the New York Times. Alexis is a NYC Venture Fellow and was named a Female Founder to Know by Mashable.

Alexis enjoys paying it forward through advising startups, mentorship, and public speaking. Previously, Alexis worked at American Express with a small business portfolio of over 250k restaurants and immersed herself in contemporary art at the ICA Philadelphia.

Alexis is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's communications studies program at the Annenberg School, with a focus on children in media and marketing research.

Originally a proud Texan, Alexis currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband