Michael is a proven leader with Fortune 500, non-profit, and new venture experience. Most recently, Michael held leadership roles at Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) where he led a diverse team of engineers through complex IT and IP-intensive projects. In addition to this, Michael co-founded and helped launch BioBotic Solutions. BioBotic Solutions is a venture that is based on university IP that reduces pathology lab process time and costs while improving accuracy. Michael began his career as an Associate at the nationally-recognized CEO Forums. Under the leadership of Tim McFarland, Michael helped expand the quality and the reach of the CEO Forums based in Northwest Arkansas. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a focus on entrepreneurship.