Noels Law of decentralization - 'When confronted with a decentralized mechanism, the first thing a centralized organization will do is try to centralize it"
Michael is the CoFounder/CEO of Blockchain Consultants, CoFounder/CEO of Blockchain Equities, Blockchain Weekly Host, Facilitator for the Phoenix Blockchain Meetup and the Cryptocurrency Adopters Meetup. He has numerous connections to Private Equity groups, Angel Investor Foundations, and is on numerous Advisory Boards such as Swift Harvest, Ethera Labs, Lannister Holdings, Hemp Harvest, and a Cryptonite Ventures Founding Member. He is also one of the first candidates to be Certified by the EC-Council as a Certified Blockchain Professional.
As the Senior Vice President and Sell Side Group Manager, Michael helped to guide the Private Equity advisory firm Dinan & Company from 1991 through 2003. After a brief hiatus, Michael began consulting for privately-held middle market companies who were adopting Marketing Automation.
In 2011 a friend introduced him to cryptocurrency mining and they started a Crypto mining operation that continues today. In 2014 the discovery of Ethereum nurtured a hard pivot to rationalizing workflows and developing Smart Contracts. Michael started Blockchain Consultants, Inc. in 2016 and has been helping multiple companies in multiple industries, adopt Distributed Ledger Technology ever since.
Michael is passionate about building companies with scalable technology. As a big fan of "The Lean Startup", he is always looking for a new MVP.
Specialties: Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Cyber Security, SEO, SEM, Social Media, Social Media Syndication, Web Development, PPC, CPA, CPM, Information Technology, Big Data, Graph Processing, Micron Automata Processor, Disruptive Technologies, Disruptive Innovation, Growth Hacking and Connecting the Dots!