Mr. Morelli has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OptimisCorp since incorporation in 2006. From 1998 to 2006, Mr. Morelli served as the Managing Director of Analog Ventures. Prior to that, he co-founded Precise Exercise Equipment in 1994 and Fitness Innovations & Technologies (FIT) in 1996. Mr. Morelli’s experience in mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations and restructuring transactions began in 1986 at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He has published and lectured on a multitude of business topics, including developments in corporate law relating to mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, e-commerce, media, technology and the development and protection of intellectual property rights. Mr. Morelli received a BS from Rutgers University, magna cum laude, a Scholar Athlete Award and G.H. Cook Scholar Honors, and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.
Aside from his duties at OptimisCorp, after suffering serious injuries in a bike crash, Alan Morelli organized a crossing of the Straight of Gibraltar, swimming from Spain to Morocco in July 2010 with five other swimmers, including two-time Olympian Ky Hurst and World Champion Brendan Capell. Later in 2010, Alan organized the first of three Distance Swim Challenge events, featuring a 12.6-mile swim across the Santa Monica Bay while raising money for non-profits, including Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Heal the Bay, Exceeding Expectations and the American Heart Association. The Swim to Africa event was a huge success!