Michael has twenty years of telecom software, AI, and big data experience, with a focus on building teams to bring new technologies to the telco market. Most recently at M2Catalyst, Mike has focused on global digital divide studies. By merging two powerful global data sets, WorldPop and the M2Catalyst AI predicted locations of more than 40 million Cell IDs around the world, M2Catalyst brings critical new insights into the global effort to bridge the Digital Divide.
Prior to founding M2, Mike held the position of Senior Director of MNO Relations at Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI) in Aliso Viejo, CA. (2006-12) and as CEO of NetGUI software from 2000 to 2006. Michael has managed complex telecom software rollouts, leading global MNO relations in over 25 countries.