Michael has worked as a software engineer since 2000. Michael has implemented highly successful components of the Bloomberg Professional Terminal, which are used by customers worldwide. In parallel, Michael also took on the role of founder and CTO of two early stage startup companies, Noreast Netcomm (‘05-‘06) and Hurry Games (‘06-‘07). Michael has his Bachelor’s of Engineering in Computer Engineering & Computer Science from Stony Brook University graduating Magna Cum Laude and was elected President of the Electrical Engineering Honor Society. Michael also received a certificate of professional achievement from Columbia University in Information Systems.