Michael is a seasoned Hi-tech Executive with 25 years of global business experience. Michael has served in various positions in sales, marketing, channel development and partner management.
Michael has worked for large and global organizations such as Intel, NICE Systems, Boeing (Defense and Security) as well as for start-up companies like Dialogic and Remunera International SA. He was appointed President and Head of Business Development of Kronos Advanced Technologies Inc in February of 2020.
Dynamic skilled leader in all aspects of business formation, evaluation, and execution. Bringing a unique combination of Fortune 100 company experience with a lifetime of entrepreneurial experience. Gifted Visionary, possessing the unique ability, to see future opportunities and to make timely strategic adjustments. Naturally gifted at seeing unrecognized risk and overlooked opportunities. Proven track record of transforming companies to better align People, Processes, and Technologies to meet strategic goals and business metrics resulting in increased market share and profitability. Natural Leader. Quick Study.
An original “shark” on the hit TV show Shark Tank, the creator of the infomercial, pioneer of the As Seen on TV brand, promoter of Brand Response TV and co-founding board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization—Kevin Harrington has pushed past all the questions and excuses to repeatedly enjoy 100X success and has been responsible for launching some of the most successful TV campaigns in the business. His legendary work behind-the-scenes of business ventures has produced well over $5 billion in global sales, the launch of more than 500 products, and the making dozens of millionaires. Twenty of his companies have each topped $100 million in revenue.
Steve Mandell is the owner of Gameplan Entertainment. Gameplan developed games for the NFL, MLB, CNN, Caesars Palace, and others. The games had nationwide distribution in Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Target, Sears and other retailers nationwide and had received national recognition. As an entertainment attorney, entrepreneur and sports and entertainment marketing expert, Steve has negotiated more than 1,000 international and national agreements in media, licensing and brand development, estimating deals in excess of over One Hundred Million dollars.
As an expert in licensing and brand and product development, Steve speaks at various entrepreneur conferences and pitch and investor events that have also included major entertainment and sports celebrities. He also works with major brands in product development for retail distribution and direct consumer branded programs with major corporate endorsement and sponsorships.
William Nicholson was the appointments secretary under President Gerald R. Ford from 1974 until 1977. In 1984, Nicholson left the White House and was brought into the Amway Corporation where he served as Chief Operating Officer of Amway from 1984 until 1992, taking the company from less than $1 billion to over $5 billion. Nicholson later co-founded IdeSphere Inc., served as Vice Chairman of Twinlab Holdings and sat on the Board of Advisors for the M. D. Anderson Cancer Institute and the Board of Directors for Colorado Prime, Inc. and Genmar, Inc.