Get to Know Consequential's Founder
Alexander Blum is the founder & CEO of Applied Bioplastics, the Ikaros Project, the Blum Family Foundation, Protecting Texas Families PAC, and is a thought-and-action leader in refugee housing, sustainable building materials, biopolymers, and equitable commerce. While physically disabled, Alexander is a high-energy leader building a legacy of meaningful, consequential work.
How we got here:
During a 9-year stretch of corporate and startup sales gigs, Alex turned his sales commissions into charitable donations, and became an award-winning documentarian, a philanthropist, a political candidate, and a street activist. He has won awards all over the country for his pitching prowess - placing first at SXSW, winning Most Promising Venture at Rice University in Houston and at The Advanced Manufacturing Competition in Berlin. Kevin O'Leary said that he's "the greatest salesman I’ve ever seen”. Alex has been covered in Fast Company, Axios, EcoWatch, and Marquis Who’s Who, and has been a guest on multiple other podcasts, where he's shared his unique philosophy on business, ethics, moral responsibility, and legacy.