Michael has more than twelve years of experience growing eight companies including a successful acquisition of IntenseDebate to Automattic (WordPress). He was part of Automattic’s growth as an entirely remote company from ~30 employees post Series A to 250+ post Series C ($160M) across 170 locations. He served in BD, ops, sales, marketing, & product roles, & gained deep insight into the inner-workings of successful cross-departmental collaborations, as well as initiating & growing new projects & expansion.
Later co-founded a co. & served as CEO, as well as a FourFourteen. He’s an advisor to startups & VC firms, & a Techstars mentor.