Mike is a hardcore VIM power-user, whose weapons of choice include closure, lazy instantiation, and promises. He came to G2Crowd from TapJoy, where he helped to launch a mobile web product to an audience of more than 3 million users. Mike also spent four years on the BigMachines team, harnessing the latest web standards to design, build, and launch innovative web applications. Valedictorian of his class at Menlo College, Mike was also a captain on the wrestling team and Academic All American. In his free time he inhabits coffee shops, works out, and finds excuses to travel.