Mike is a hands-on, passionate leader of teams and worldwide businesses and developing H/W and S/W Systems for Semiconductor, IT, and Electronic Design Automation. He has deep experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s), and Joint Development Centers (JDC’s) spanning multiple cultures. Mike has highly developed partnering skills critical for communication across lines of customers, partners, marketing, engineering, and general management to solve problems, and grow business quickly and efficiently. Michael has also demonstrated the ability to drive worldwide growth in business, technology and team development.