Mike is a serial entrepreneur with almost two decades of experience developing large-scale databases and predictive algorithms for digital media, financial and life sciences firms. He brings his significant experience and credibility in these areas to DCVC to help portfolio companies do more, more quickly, more intelligently. He is the CEO and co-founder at Metamarkets (acquired by Snap), a start-up he founded in 2010 that delivers real-time analytic and predictive insight for high volume transaction-centric companies, ranging from programmatic ad platforms to financial trading systems. Mike is also Chairman of Dataspora, a big data and analytics consultancy he founded in 2007. Previously, he founded the online retailer, CustomInk.com, and worked as a software engineer for the Human Genome Project. Michael received a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Boston University and an AB from Harvard University.