Mike has over 30 years experience working for companies varying in size from 10 to 25,000 employees and has been at senior or executive management level for the past 25 years.
During that time he has worked for both start-up and established companies and has been a member of executive teams responsible for turn-arounds and acquisitions.
He has led design and technology developments and been responsible for the technology strategy, R&D, standards and IP in many different companies.
His responsibilities and direct experience include:-
He has excellent communication skills coupled with a very broad based scientific and engineering background. His past experience working closely with customers gives him a strong ability to work with marketers and focus groups to establish market needs and new product specifications.
Having worked in both the USA and Europe and been elected the leader of trade associations in both places has helped him develop a unique mix of engineering skills coupled with a deep understanding of sales and marketing critical to bringing successful new products to the market place. He brings a unique understanding of the problems and opportunities to be gained in the global market.
In 2006 Mike was presented with ESTA's highest honor - the prestigious Eva Swan Award
2004 - current
1995 - 2004
1990 - 1995
1985 - 1990
1979 - 1985
President of US Entertainment Technology Industry Trade Association, ESTA:
1999 - 2004.
Vice Chairman & Chairman of UK Entertainment Technology Industry Trade Association, PLASA: 1992 - 1995.
Member of ANSI accredited Technical Standards Committee - ANSI ASC E1
Member of IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America)
M.A. (Honors), Trinity College, Cambridge.
B.A. (Honors), Trinity College, Cambridge.
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