Mike infuses nearly 20 years of senior leadership experience into building operational value for SAIL’s portfolio companies. He has diverse domestic and international experience across multiple verticals, such as telecommunications, energy, automotive, aerospace and defense, data storage, enterprise software, and electronic hardware. His diverse vertical background has spanned the full range of company life cycles from start-ups to large organizations.
Prior to joining SAIL, he held several leadership positions, including CEO at Vigilistics, CEO at Nexiant, CEO at ARGO Tracker, VP of Global Operations at Cogent Communication, and Director of the South American Automotive Practice at Ernst & Young Consulting. Recognized as an expert in supply chain, operations, manufacturing, product development and logistics, Mike has spoken at multiple conferences and written numerous articles.
Mike serves on several boards, including the Advisory Board for California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He has also received multiple awards and nominations throughout his career, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Top 100 Most Innovative Vendors (Supply and Demand Chain Executive), and Deloitte & Touche Fast 500. He earned a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.