As an Executive-in-Residence at Summit Partners, Michael works alongside Summit’s technology team to identify new investment opportunities and advise growth stage companies in the advanced technology sectors.
Michael is an experienced operator with more than 25 years of starting, building and leading growing technology companies. Prior to joining Summit’s EIR program, Michael served as CEO of Continuum, a leading provider of SaaS solutions for Managed Services Providers (MSPs), from 2011 to 2019. During his tenure, the company grew revenues by more than 500% and expanded from 43 U.S.-based employees to a team of more than 1400 employees on five continents serving more than 6800 customers. He previously served as CEO at OATSystems, Bowstreet and Interlynx, and held executive leadership positions at TALX Corporation and DEKA Corporation.
In addition to various Board and Advisory roles, Michael serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of VeriShip, a SaaS-based logistics spend management and payments platform used by corporate shippers throughout the United States.
While at Continuum, Michael founded the Continuum Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing financial support to local and national charities that focus on helping veterans train for and secure jobs in IT.
Michael is a graduate of Suffolk University where he served as a Trustee for 10 years and completed MIT's Birthing of Giants Executive MBA Program.