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Michael Fox, MIT Venture Mentor

  • Michael consults for a number of start-up companies & is an active Venture Mentor with MIT’s Venture Mentor Program supporting over 200 initiatives focusing on technology innovation and Clean-tech.

    Michael was a Senior Director of Corporate Development & Strategy for Mitsubishi Electric. His efforts resulted in the successful launch in an industry wide consortium (HomeAPI now UPnP), assisting and growing & solidifying key clients like Microsoft & COMPAQ ($500m each) and on one occasion, was responsible for securing a $50M unseen revenue stream benefiting five business units. Prior management experience includes having worked for SONY Electronics where he was responsible for defining the strategy and driving the market adoption of the US SONY brand display initiative ($500M market). He was responsible for a 46% revenue growth for the product lines under his direct management in his first year alone.