Michael Robertson is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a consistent track record of identifying trends often in disruptive sectors, building companies, and leading them to profitability and acquisition. Over his career he has raised more than 100 million U.S. dollars in private capital and orchestrated transactions with a combined value of nearly a billion dollars. His technical and operational expertise has spanned industries as diverse as digital music, VoIP, and Linux with notable companies including MP3.com, Linspire, and Gizmo5.
In 1997, Michael Robertson founded the digital music company MP3.com. This company brought online music to the mainstream by gathering a large collection of digital music and introducing it to millions of consumers. As CEO and Chairman Michael Robertson raised venture capital from top tier venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Idealab and took the company public in July 1999 on NASDAQ with one of the largest internet IPOs of all time.
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