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Michael Sherrod

Advisor Dallas/Fort Worth Area, US

Member Board of Directors, Urban Libraries Council.

Member Board of Directors, Urban Libraries Council.

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Involved In


Black Dove Media, LLC


Texas Tribune
The Kinsey Institute
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Urban Libraries Council
Craigslist Foundation


William M. Dickey Entrepreneur in Residence, Director TCU/Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurial Fellows Texas Christian University July 2011 - present
Member, Board of Trustees Kinsey Institute April 2007 - present
Member of the Board Texas Tribune December 2009 - present
Member Board of Directors Urban Libraries Council April 2012 - present
Advisor VitalBriefings May 2011 - present
Founder & Director Black Dove Media, LLC April 1997 - present
Member, Board of Directors Craigslist Foundation April 2011 - April 2012
Chairman, Board of Directors August 2010 - April 2012
Chairman, Board of Trustees The Kinsey Institute April 2009 - April 2012
Publisher Texas Tribune January 2010 - January 2011
President & CEO Clarity Digital Media / February 2008 - March 2009
Vice President Community, Content Acquisition & Publishing The Generations Network January 2005 - March 2008
Vice President & General Manager AOL Community AOL April 1996 - December 2004
Vice President, Community, Content Integration AOL 1996 - 2004
VP Marketing AMR Information Services 1989 - 1992


TCU Neeley School of Business Marketing, Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurial Creation 2008 - 2010
University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism & Publishing 1974 - 1976
University of Notre Dame Philosophy, History, Literature, Political Science 1970 - 1974

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  • • Local

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Trey Bowles
Cofounder and CEO, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and Chair, Startup America: Texas Region.
Michael is a great entrepreneur and seasoned advisor, mentor and board member. We are honored to have him on our board at The Dallas Entrepr ... eneur Center. Anyone that is lucky enough to cross Michael's path can fully see and realize the value that he can offer through his experience, expertise and passion to support and serve entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and students.
jason illian
We worked together  •  Advisor, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and Chair of Startup TX, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Startup America Partnership.
Few people can see both the forest and the trees--Michael can do both. He has the rare combination of true operational experience and youthf ... ul, innovative strategic insights that are invaluable in any project or company.
Darlene Boudreaux
They're my friends  •  Executive Director, TECH Fort Worth. Previously Adjunct Faculty in Business School, University of Dallas. Boston grad.
He has a lot of experience with early stage companies and angel investing

jason illian
They're my friends  •  Advisor, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and Chair of Startup TX, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Startup America Partnership.
He is a smart experienced startup executive who knows how to build companies, teams, products and culture.