Michael has over 20 years of senior management experience across a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from startups to large public corporations. He held a variety of senior management positions at technology start-ups and established corporations in the areas of Bitcoin/Blockchain, software/SaaS, hardware, semiconductor, manufacturing, and real estate. Michael has been involved in raising equity, IPO’s, M&A, and variety of public and private debt instruments.
Most recently, Michael was the first C-level executive/CFO and board member at BitFury, one of today's leading providers of transaction processing infrastructure that powers the Bitcoin / Blockchain digital network. During his tenure at BitFury, he led growth in company from seven employees/consultants to over 100; from one office to seven international locations; from almost no revenues to approximately nine figure annual audited run-rate with significant EBITDA and a solid base for significant growth in 2015/2016. Previously, he was Corporate Controller @$70M Silicon Valley’s VC-backed software security start-up, filling the S1/NASDAQ; a joint venture partner with Morgan Stanley in Europe; as CFO, he led a successful $2.1B IPO on the LSE; and a senior consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Michael received his M.Sc. in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, his MBA from Santa Clara University, and B.A. with double major in Economics and Diplomacy & World Affairs from Occidental College. He is also a CPA in California.
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