An entrepreneurial-minded senior executive with proven success in starting, growing and improving companies’ sales, profitability, performance, and value. Strategic planner, leader, and a specialist at identifying and capturing business opportunities. Expert in positioning companies for the next level of growth and building long-term partnerships. High energy and dedicated to delivering promised objectives.
Building and managing strategic planning functions for organizations in diverse industries. Substantial venture capital and private equity background with broad experience building effective relationships with boards, shareholders, management, mergers & acquisitions, and other stakeholders to set and achieve business goals.
His strategies are built on a strong foundation that combines customer relationship management experience, launch strategies, global alliances, strategic partnerships, and trusted advisor environments.
David actively supports raising environmental consciousness and leadership.
Michael has extensive business experience in startups and acquisitions, deal structure, fundraising, software development, operations, and management consulting. As a serial entrepreneur, he is comfortable both in the boardroom and with the geeks in the back office.
Michael’s strong technical background led to creating a patented video software technology to provided an alternative to chroma-key (green screen).
Based on this technology, Michale launched several B2C products and licensing deals with Apple, Intel, Logitech, and many others.
Michael brings a unique perspective for strategically positioning intellectual property within a business. His proven startup and project management skills help take ideas from the back of a napkin to an operating company.
Michael resides in Bend, OR with his wife, where he enjoys all the fine activities Central Oregon provides, including riding his motorcycles and mountain bike in the summer and XC-skiing in the winter. He and his wife are active members of NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) in Central Oregon.