Before merging with Telaria, Michael was President & CEO of Rubicon Project, one of the world’s largest advertising exchanges. Before joining Rubicon Project, Michael was chief executive officer and president at Millennial Media (NYSE:MM), a leading independent mobile ad technology company. In October 2015, AOL/Verizon acquired Millennial Media in an all cash deal. Previously he has served as president and founder of Ichabod Farm Ventures LLC, a private investment firm he established after working as executive vice president and chief revenue officer of Yahoo.
Earlier, Michael worked at Google, where he led integration efforts following the acquisition of Admeld Inc., where he served as CEO. He has also served as executive vice president and chief revenue officer at Fox Interactive Media, as executive vice president of sales and partnerships at AOL Media Networks and in senior sales positions at GeoCities and Disney Online.
Michael majored in economics at The College of the Holy Cross and serves on the boards of MediaMath, MightyTV and The College of the Holy Cross.
He and his wife, Cheryl, have three children, Stephanie, Anne and Christine.