Michel is the Director of Engineering at Causes. Born in Rio De Janeiro, he grew up in Israel and has been living in Albany with his family since 2002. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MBA from Presidio School of Management. Before joining Causes, he was Lead Architect at Progress Financial, a Director of Engineering at PlayCafe, an Architect and Manager at PayPal, a Systems Engineer at Avaya, a truck driver and a tank commander. Now that heâ€™s all settled down and domesticated, he has finally cut his pony tail and is growing tomatoes in the front yard of his house where he lives with his wife, two kids and their dog.