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22
Mar
2018
Houston
The HESS Club
5430 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX  77056
United States

Michael Sklar

​​Accelerated Strategy Committee Chair of Houston Exponential

Thursday March 22, 2018

Michael is a serial tech entrepreneur and startup investor. He was most recently the Managing Director at Station Houston, the leading tech hub in Houston with over 175 member companies and 150 mentors. While at Station he led the mentor and corporate innovation program that worked with Houston Fortune 1000 innovation offices. Prior to Station, he was recruited by Mercury Fund to become the CEO of a German-based software company and relocated them to Houston for market and capital access. Michael’s corporate experience came after selling his company to VMware where he was on the sales and alliances leadership teams as the company grew from $400 million to $2B. He started his career in as a salesperson in Asia. Michael has an MBA in entrepreneurship from The University of Texas McCombs school of business and a liberal arts degree from Haverford College. Michael has traveled to over 80 countries and kitesurfs in his free time when not spending time with his wife and two daughters.



 
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