Overview

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Primary Role
Co-Founder & CEO @
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Oren Michels brings more than 15 years of experience to his job as Chief Executive Officer at Mashery. Oren has a proven track record with experience across multiple industries.

Previously, Oren was Vice President of Business Development at Feedster, where he negotiated partnerships with AOL, Real Networks and Mitsui, and oversaw the company's activities in China.

Prior to Feedster, Oren was President of Colt HR, a leading provider of outsourced benefits administration software and services to the mid market.

Oren also co-founded WiFinder, an international provider of directory services for wi-fi public access hotspots; served as President of winebid.com, where he managed the company’s growth and helped establish it as a leading online wine auction market; served as Chief Operating Officer of two manufacturing companies; and as Chief Executive Officer of The Groundlings, an entertainment production company in Hollywood.

Oren began his career as a Software Designer for Hughes Aircraft and has been a Consultant to companies in the management, financial, marketing and information technology industries.

Oren holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurial studies from UCLA's Anderson School.

Jobs (5)

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Co-Founder & CEO

May, 2006 - Current   (over 10 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
May, 2013
Dec, 2014
Chief Strategist - Intel Services Division
Jun, 2001
May, 2010
Owner
Mar, 2005
Apr 1, 2006
VP - Business Development
Jan, 1998
Jan, 2000
President

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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  • Advisor
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Oct 26, 2015
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jan, 2015
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jan, 2015
  • Advisor
    May 1, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2006
  • Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors
    Apr, 2011 - Jun, 2013

Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2015$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$1.25M / AngelPersonal Investment

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