New Course Enterprise in an investment holding company that invests in
private and publicly-traded companies.
Michael brings 28 years of tech experience to the role of CTO. Michael's professional career has placed him in
many diverse indurstries and roles. Michael is a seasoned technology executive, developer, agile coach,
and leader. He is passionate about creating development teams and creating complex technology.
Michael has the ability to navigate and manage teams across varied domains and multi-disciplinary projects.
He excels in product development and process design, and especially in executing technology-driven business goals.
Michael previously worked at DogVacay as there CTO, where he was brought in to restructure the
technology and team for an acquisition. DogVacay was acquired in 2017 by Rover.com.
Before DogVacay Michael worked at Riot Games, where he worked for eight years and
most recently served as Technical Director of the e-Commerce team. He helped grow Riot Games from a
small startup to the world-class company it is today. He's responsible for successfully launching the
Riot Games Platform which services over 100 million users around the world, Riot Games merchandise store that
now serves customers across 32 countries, 13 languages and 3 currencies, building an API solution for
Riot Games, and hiring key developers and consultants to expand the organization?s impressive team.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from University of
Wisconsin - Madison.
He is married and lives in Hermosa Beach, California.