Mike has more than forty years of business experience across multiple industries with thirty years focused on interactive entertainment, including location-based attractions, console games, PC games, online games, and mobile games. Mike has worked in instrumental roles for major players in the gaming and entertainment industry such as Sierra, Disney and Activision Blizzard, in addition to co-founding SingleTrac Entertainment in 1994.

After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1974 with a BS in Mathematics, Mike served in the U.S. Navy in the nuclear propulsion program on the USS Enterprise and USS Truxtun until 1979. He completed his MBA at University of St. Thomas in 1990.