Michael has a BS in Petroleum Engineering from UC Berkeley and an MBA from USC. His nearly 30 years of management and consulting experience have taken him from thermal analysis on the Space Shuttle to running his own consulting firm for nearly 20 years. Having developed operational improvement systems for many companies in the Bay Area, Michael has helped some of technology’s largest companies. While at one major networking client, Michael helped to develop an analytics solution for some of their largest customers and was responsible for driving product sales and customer adoption. Additionally, he was responsible for driving product development and designing the technical support processes of this unique solution.