Mike Gozzo is a serial entrepreneur and investor. In 2014, he co-founded Smooch.io as its head of product & CTO - transforming the way that thousands of businesses and millions of consumers communicate over messaging. Smooch was acquired by Zendesk in May 2019 where he currently serves as its Vice President of Product for Conversational initiatives leading teams in Canada, Ireland and Australia.
His first venture, Appifier (2011), a venture-backed SaaS platform that brought web publishers to life on mobile phones and tablets was acquired in late 2013. In 2012, Gozzo was named one of Quebec's top 25 emerging entrepreneurs by the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Foundation.