Distinguished Professor at Hult International Business School and Rutgers
Mike’s been immersed in the fields of innovation & traditional & social entrepreneurship for 20+ years. He’s spent his career working in the world's leading tech clusters in the US, Canada, Europe & Israel. He's an 8X VC- backed serial tech CxO ( 2 NASDAQ IPOs, multiple trade sales), professor (MIT, Rutgers, ESADE,Tech University of Denmark, Financial Times Global Professor of the Week, Professor of the Year), Innovation consultant (McKinsey), board member (Rutgers Engineering, Babson eTower, WGBH, NY Auto Museum), hackathon leader(for Hult Prize, Design For America, Capital One, IBM, MIT, Nestle, OpenIDEO, Olin College of Engineering, Babson), public speaker(TEDx), pitch competition judge (MIT $100K, $1M Open Data Science , $1M Hult Prize, Babson ePitch & RocketPitch, Mass Challenge), startup accelerator MD (StartupNext), startup mentor(Techstars, YC) & podcaster. He’s on the organizing team of the MIT CIO Symposium. He’s very active in the field of social innovation & social entrepreneurship as a Professor, mentor, & hackathon leader. He led one of his student teams to the Hult Prize global finals. He earned his MBA degree with distinction at Yale & was appointed to the National Engineering Honor Society. He was awarded a Career Medal of Excellence from Rutgers, where he was named Alumni of the Year. He was presented with the annual Rosoff Award for promoting diversity & inclusion in tech. He’s written numerous columns for Forbes, co-authored an article on innovation in HBR & has been widely quoted in major business publications including the WSJ, Fast Company, Inc, & the FT. His popular weekly podcast on Disruptive Innovation streams on Apple, Spotify, GooglePlay, SoundCloud and other major platforms.