Alexander 'echa' Eichhorn is an entrepreneur, developer and researcher who lives and works in Los Angeles, New York City and Berlin. He is founder of KIDTSUNAMI and co-creator of TRIMMER, a cloud platform for professional filmmakers he develops together with creative director Katrin Beckmann.

Alexander previously worked as IT researcher and festival producer in Norway, Canada and Germany. He founded and organised Art.on.Wires, an annual festival for electronic arts, science and culture. Alexander's background is in distributed systems, security and video communications. He developed 3D multi-view and scalable video processing tools and created assessment methods for video quality at Simula Research Laboratory, collaborated with the World Opera on telematic performances and created live video processing pipelines for Real-Time Emergency Response at McGill University.