Mike is a serial award winning entrepreneur, impact investor and an engineer by training. After 11 years in academia he branched out into business and has launched a number of companies within a wide range of industries.
He is the CEO and co-founder of Launch1000. Mike has extensive experience in converting ideas to ventures and serves at the board of a number of technology and consultancy companies and is a mentor and investor in a number of start-ups. He advises at board level large blue-chip multinational corporates on intrapreneurship. In his early career Mike served in the corporate world as an engineer and business development manager.
He passionately believes that the global economy is ready for a paradigm shift. He is working with a number of start-ups and impact investors to build a global network of ventures based on the principles of Radical Generosity and #benefitability that will create wealth and at the same time have a profound and positive social impact. He is interested to help and invest in profitable ventures that bring hope and maximise opportunity at a big scale.
He has been voted in to the Maserati100 list by the Centre of Entrepreneurs: a definitive list of Britain’s most successful business leaders actively supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs.
He is married and a proud dad of two amazing daughters. In his free time he loves the adrenaline rush injected by windsurfing & crossfit.