Mike is an Adjunct Professor in the department of Design and Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management. Additionally, Mike is Co-Founder of Product Collective -- the leading independent community for product management professionals and Organizers of some of the leading product management conferences in the world, with its INDUSTRY: The Product Conference and New York Product Conference series. For his leadership at Product Collective, Mike has been named one of the Top 40 influencers in the field of Product Management on several occasions.
Prior to Product Collective, Mike spent over a decade in startup companies as an early employee, Co-Founder, and Executive. Mike's businesses and products have been featured in national media outlets such as the New York Times, The Atlantic, CNN, NPR, and elsewhere. Mike is also the Author of Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of us, one of the top startup books on Amazon.