Mike is currently a Partner at High Alpha, a leading venture studio that launches, scales and invests in software companies. Since 2015, High Alpha has launched 25 new companies and invested in more than 50. Prior to co-founding High Alpha, Mike served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for ExactTarget and then Salesforce after its acquisition of ExactTarget in 2013. Mike co-founded Octiv (formerly Tinderbox) which was acquired by Conga in 2017. Mike currently serves on the board of directors for Terminus, Lessonly, Logicgate, Socio, Encamp, Anvl, Canopy and Mandolin. He is also a Board Member Emeritus for the Orr Fellowship. Mike is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.