Michael has worked with technology startups for 15 years as an advisor, investor, co-founder or operator. Michael is a co-founder of Webb Investment Network (“WIN”), which he launched in 2010 with Maynard Webb. As Managing Director, Michael led all investment activities for the firm. He focused largely on enterprise cloud applications, marketplaces, and mobile marketing platforms, investing in over 50 companies across these sectors. Prior to WIN, Michael worked at LiveOps, a cloud-based contact center and labor marketplace, where he ran business development for its next-generation virtual work marketplace. While there, he also incubated and ran the fastest growing product line within the Company. Michael joined LiveOps after it acquired the second of two technology startups which he co-founded called Ooreka, a virtual work marketplace. Michael started his career as an investment banker in ING Barings’ Technology Group where he primarily advised venture-backed startups on M&A and corporate finance activities. Michael is also a mentor at several startup accelerators. Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University.
BA, International Relations