Mike has 25 years of marketing and product experience in Silicon Valley. After working directly for Andy Grove at Intel and as general manager of the Intel Inside program, he moved to Facebook to serve as Head of Global Business Marketing working with Sheryl Sandberg. During his nearly seven years there, the teams he built helped dramatically grow the advertising business during Facebook's unprecedented rise to global influence.
He is now an executive-in-residence at XSeed Capital, author of Becoming Facebook (a ✭✭✭✭✭ #1 New Release in its category at Amazon.com) and has been featured on Bloomberg TV, SiriusXM, Forbes, LA Times, the Huffington Post, BloombergBusinessweek, Business Insider, Recode, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Canada's Business News Network, Cheddar TV, CEOWorld magazine, KGO Radio and many others.
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