Person Overview

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Primary:
Managing Partner at AKF Partners
Past:
CTO at Quigo, VP Engineering & Architecture at PayPal, See All (3)

Description

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Michael is an inventor, entrepreneur and veteran software and technology executive with experience in both Fortune 500 and startup companies. Prior to co-founding AKF Partners, Michael spent two years as the Chief Technology Officer of Quigo, a startup internet advertising company that was acquired by AOL in 2007.

Prior to Quigo, Michael served as Vice President, Engineering & Architecture for PayPal, Inc. an eBay company. Prior to joining PayPal, Michael spent seven years at General Electric helping to develop the company’s technology strategy and processes. Michael served six years as a Captain and pilot in the US Army.

His education includes a BS in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy, an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management, and an MS in Information Systems from Hawaii-Pacific University. Michael is currently pursuing a PhD in Management at the Weatherhead School of Management,... See More

Experience (4)

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    AKF Partners

    Managing Partner
    Feb, 2008
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    PayPal

    VP Engineering & Architecture
    Jun, 2003 - Aug, 2005
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    Tackk

    Previous Board Member
    Jan, 2013
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    Quigo

    CTO
    Aug, 2005 - Feb, 2008