Michael has spent most of his career as an operator. Prior to CrossCut, he managed Uber's business in six Southern California regions, launched L., an online native brand, and consulted media and ecommerce startups. His experience in professional services includes working with Bullpen Capital, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch's technology investment banking group, and with PwC's advisory service. He received his B.A. in Economics from UCLA and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth.