Michael is the Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand at EverEdge, a global intangible asset advisory, valuation and transaction specialist that helps companies and investors unlock their competitive edge by identifying, valuing and monetising their intangible assets.
Michael has several decades of experience in working for, or with, high-growth businesses, helping them evaluate innovations and opportunities and develop robust commercialisation and risk management strategies. His experience is diverse, and a career highlight was being part of the senior management team at a well-known start-up, where he helped the company to grow to over 7,500 people in just over eight years. As the CEO of Asia & New Zealand, Michael successfully guided the business to become one of Omnicom Group’s (NYSE:OMC) most successful and profitable acquisitions.
He has also successfully founded a number of other start-ups; and was integral to turning around two mid-sized companies in the logistics and FMCG sectors. He has a vast network of contacts and is also chairman of several private companies and a specialist law firm.