In 1991 graduated with honours from Moscow State Technical University named after N. E. Bauman. Major: "Metal-cutting equipment and instruments".
In 1999 received an MBA degree from California State University, Hayward, USA.
Since 2005 he is engaged in industrial automation. Alexander was the head of Wonderware, Intergraph, OSIsoft representative offices in Russia.
In 2009 he organised MESA International Russian working group.
Presently Alexander is acting as an entrepreneur in areas of Internet marketing and technical translations.