The X Prize Foundation announced yesterday that Brett Alexander has joined the organization as its executive director for space prizes and the X Prize Cup. In that position, according to the press release, he will “work to secure financing, create rules, recruit teams, develop rollout and media plans and investigate international partnerships for all future space-related prizes” run by the foundation. He will also “create and manage content” for the X Prize Cup. Alexander, a former space policy analyst in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, was previously a vice president for corporate and external affairs with t/Space (he is now a senior advisor with the company). Alexander is also president of the Personal Spaceflight Federation, a position he will retain.