Alexis Tryon is a doer, maker & enthusiastic eater. She is currently the founder at Extra Yarn, where she consults startups in a variety of industries, and 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.

She enjoys giving back to the tech community by advising startups, mentoring new founders, 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