Alexis Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of 3 Day Startup

After eight years at the helm of 3 Day Startup, Cam Houser has moved into the founder and chief innovation role and Alexis Taylor will take over as Chief Executive Officer.

“I saw Alexis as our future CEO two years ago,” Houser said in a news statement. “She is one of the most impactful individuals I have ever encountered and possesses qualities that make her a one-of-a-kind individual. Her love of international collaboration, empathetic leadership style, and ability to build relationships that lead to outcomes will make her an excellent CEO of 3DS. There’s no one I would feel more comfortable taking over 3 Day Startup.”

Taylor has worked with 3 Day Startup since 2013 when she launched a program at Creighton University. During the past five years, Taylor has helped to scale the organization to mroe than 500 programs. She has led the expansion to Australia, Southern Africa and the Middle East including a program in Iraq.

Taylor has been recognized by the State Department, the World Economic Forum, and the Global Entrepreneurship Network as a leader in empowering people and communities through entrepreneurship. And, has been locally recognized by the Austin Young Chamber as a Young Changemaker and for her work on the ATX+PAK: Launch program by the Mayor of Austin.

“3DS has amazing potential,” Taylor said in a news statement. “Over the past ten years, we empowered 13,000 emerging leaders with the entrepreneurial skills to impact communities in 30 countries around the world. Thinking about the next decade, we have the unique opportunity to democratize the practice of entrepreneurship for everyone, everywhere. I’m honored to work alongside such a strong team and build upon Cam’s success and leadership as we activate 3DS’ own unbridled potential together. We’re gonna crush it!”