Mike is the managing director of Intel Capital's Consumer Internet Sector and is a member of Intel Capital's investment committee.
Mike joined Intel Capital in 1999. Prior to Intel Capital, Mike was Vice President and Partner of Orca Capital, a boutique investment banking firm providing corporate financial solutions to Pacific Northwest-based, emerging growth companies. Before that, Mike managed investments at Jones Lang LaSalle, a global provider of diversified real estate and investment management services.
Mike is on the board of Betaworks and is a board observer for FlowPlay, iControl, Parade and Spatial Photonics. Mike and his team have invested in and managed exits for Phoenix New Media (IPO on NYSE), OpenFeint (acquired by Gree, Inc.), Oplus (acquired by Intel), Mediabolic (acquired by Macrovision), Fabrik (acquired by Hitachi), Delve (acquired by Limelight) and Transpera (acquired by Tremor Media).
Mike has a BA in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School's executive program.
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
|Feb 5, 2014||TechCrunch - Media Queen Gerry Laybourne Joins Betaworks Board|
|Mar 17, 2013||Venture Beat - SXSW perspective: SXSW jumped the shark? -- Not so fast|
|Jan 12, 2012||TechCrunch - Pitch Now: Intel Awarding Young Entrepreneurs With $100K For Whizbang Business Ideas|
|May 23, 2011||Gigaom - Intel Boosts Social Gaming Bet With $23M for CrowdStar|
|May 23, 2011||TechCrunch - Intel, Time Warner And The9 Make $23M Strategic Investment In Social Gaming Company CrowdStar|
|Oct 21, 2010||Venture Beat - Intel and The9 invest $8M in social game platform Aurora Feint|