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Alex Shamash is an accomplished professional in the fields of software development and Internet communication. Currently, Alex Shamash serves as Head of Business Development for Messenger Plus!, an extension of Windows Live Messenger, a popular instant messaging program with approximately 330 million active users.… Read More
Alex Shamash is an accomplished professional in the fields of software development and Internet communication. Currently, Alex Shamash serves as Head of Business Development for Messenger Plus!, an extension of Windows Live Messenger, a popular instant messaging program with approximately 330 million active users. Highly regarded as the most popular extension for Windows Live Messenger, Messenger Plus! lets users take advantage of many exciting features, such as original plugins, scripts, skins, emoticons, and sounds. Messenger Plus! is a free program that can be downloaded online. The newest version, Messenger Plus! 5, adds not only new social websites and full compatibility to Windows Live Messenger 2011, but also includes a suite of extra features like My Plus! Account, which allows users to access their chat logs online.

As Head of Business Development, Alex Shamash directly contributes to the creation and promotion of new features for software programs. He also is involved in the creation of original concepts and ideas, develops websites and scripts, and manages relationships with various promotional agencies. Presently, Alex Shamash is involved in a project that focuses on increasing security for children chatting online. As an integral part of the company’s creative force, Alex Shamash has helped Messenger Plus! achieve its current user-base of 60 million individuals worldwide.

Educated in Great Britain at Manchester University in Manchester, Alex Shamash holds a combined undergraduate degree in Media Studies and Business Administration. Beyond his career interests in the computer software industry, Alex Shamash enjoys staying active as a cyclist and a sailor. He maintains a goal of one day sailing around the world. Alex Shamash also holds a commitment to supporting important charitable causes such as Haddasah Youth, Afikim, and organizations associated with JustGiving. Read Less
Sailing (Captain), Cycling, Technology, Business Development Software, Social Applications, Social Media, Facebook Apps, Twitter, Toolbar Applications, Product Management
Fundraising for universities and other education establishments. Involved in charities such as Afikim, and Haddasah Youth, aswell as assistings organisations related to Just Giving.
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