Executive Vice President
& Chief Financial Officer
Michael has co-founded, lead and helped build several companies designed to help provide support to those in need and reduce or remove barriers to entry and hurdles across socio-economic borders.
He is part of the team currently creating cloud and wearable device technology designed to unlock the secrets to overdose prevention while also leading to better recovery outcomes through the use of a robust suite of miniaturized biometric sensing tools. He reimagined philanthropy using social networks, blockchain technology and digital currencies and improved the availability of credit to underserved and disenfranchised demographics. Prior to that Michael co-founded and built the first social network for the U.S. Hispanic community that culminated in a highly successful IPO and as CFO also led a successful public offering of an international clothing manufacturer that was subsequently listed in Time Magazine as one of the nations Top-10 fastest growing companies.
Michael is part of the company's business and corporate strategy team and leads the corporate treasury, finance, accounting and FP&A teams.
Michael holds a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and an M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. He is an active California licensed CPA , a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.