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Michael Schutzler

Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

CEO for WTIA. Entrepreneur. Angel investor. Harley commuter. Zen student. Husband. Dad.

CEO for WTIA. Entrepreneur. Angel investor. Harley commuter. Zen student. Husband. Dad.

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Moment
FlowPlay Inc
Koru Inc
Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone

Positions

CEO Washington Technology Industry Association August 2013 - present
Part Time Faculty - Finance Department University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business May 2013 - present
Board of Directors Acucela Inc. 2012 - present
Executive Coach CEOsherpa.com May 2007 - present
Board of Directors FlowPlay Inc March 2007 - present
Advisory Board Member Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship University of Washington, Foster School of Business January 2001 - present
Dharma Teacher Kwan Um School of Zen 2001 - present
Board of Directors Relaborate, Inc. July 2012 - January 2014
Senior Advisor to CEO Rosetta Stone May 2013 - July 2013
CEO LiveMocha July 2010 - July 2013
Board of Directors Digital Forest July 1998 - March 2012
Board of Directors TalentSpring May 2008 - October 2010
Senior Vice President RealNetworks July 2003 - March 2007
SVP Consumer Products Monster Worldwide March 2003 - July 2004
CEO Classmates.com October 2000 - October 2002
Managing Partner Piri Reis Ventures LLC July 1998 - July 2001
CEO FreeShop May 1996 - May 1998
VP Sales & Marketing RR Donnelley October 1991 - May 1996
Sales Account Manager Oracle May 1990 - October 1991
Program Manager Harris May 1984 - May 1990

Education

University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration Finance, Economics 1986 - 1990
Penn State University Communication Systems 1980 - 1984

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Higher Education

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Joe Wallin
We worked together  •  Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Previously Partner, DLA Piper US LLP. NYU grad. University of Washington grad.
Michael is a leader. He is a respected thinker. Great manager. And a fun person to work with!
Janis Machala
Dean-Continuing Education, Bellevue College. Previously Managing Partner, Paladin Partners.
Michael has been there early just like you. But he's also been there at scale. He's incredibly smart, a wonderful entrepreneur sounding boar ... d, and won't pull any punches in telling you what you need to hear.
John Sechrest
Founder, Seattle Angel Conference and Co-organizer, Lean Startup Seattle.
Michael is the director for WTIA, and has a deep network in the community. He has a wide view of the NW industry and has a strong vision of ... how to pull things together.
Chris Rimple
We worked together  •  Multiple dev openings, https://angel.co/one-step-beyond-consulting/jobs. For more about me, see http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisrimple.
Michael rocks, and I say that from personal experience. He's got an extensive background in leadership development, and even wrote a book o ... n how to inspire teams. He works with executives at all levels, from large companies to one-person startups. Perhaps most importantly, he couldn't be where he is today (CEO of WTIA) without the skills and experience that make for an excellent advisor, regardless of your needs.
Derrick Morton
We worked together  •  Member Board of Trustees, Washington Technology Industry Association Benefits Trust.
Michael has been on my Board for 8 years and has contributed immeasurably to the success of my company. Outwardly he's focused and driven, i ... nternally lies one of the best strategic minds I know.

Chris Rimple
We worked together  •  Multiple dev openings, https://angel.co/one-step-beyond-consulting/jobs. For more about me, see http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisrimple.
He's super bright. He easily attracts top talent. He's shrewd. He's tenacious.

Karl Siebrecht

Karl will make an awesome entrepreneur.

Dan Shapiro
CEO, Robot Turtles, LLC and Board of directors, Photobucket.com.

Kevin Nakao
CEO/President, MeritShare. Previously President & Chief Operating Officer, WhitePages, Inc. Harvard Business School grad.

Reid Hoffman
Member, Board of Directors, Wrapp and Member, Board of Directors, Edmodo. Stanford grad.

Jeremy Jaech
CEO, SNUPI Technologies and Regent, University of Washington. University of Washington grad. University of Washington grad.

Joe Heitzeberg
Co-founder and Managing Director, Hack Things and Mentor, TechStars. University of Washington grad. University of Washington grad.

Daniel Rosensweig
President , CEO, Chegg Inc.. Previously Chief Operating Officer, Yahoo!.

Garrett Link
VP Product, Koru, Inc. Previously VP Product & Community, Rosetta Stone.

Julia Bonnheim
Director of Partnership Marketing, Rover.com. Previously Director of Product Marketing, Rosetta Stone. Harvard grad.

Derrick Morton
They're my investor  •  Member Board of Trustees, Washington Technology Industry Association Benefits Trust.
Derrick is one of my favorite CEOs. He's built a company from scratch and over the last seven years has a street PhD in startup success. He' ... s also a veteran of the media industry so he's well versed in global deal making. And best of all he is a fine human being.