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Michel Bayan

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Founder, Executive and advisor to various tech startups. Also an advisor to larger companies on innovation, marketing and tech.

Founder, Executive and advisor to various tech startups. Also an advisor to larger companies on innovation, marketing and tech.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Founder

DirecTech Labs
Mingling Media
Klutch
Atlas Powered

Advisor

ReloQuest
bringhub
VOTOCAST
PC Mac Express
PC Mac Express

Positions

Advisory Board Member VOTOCAST January 2016 - present
CEO & Co-Founder DirecTech Labs November 2015 - present
Advisory Board Member bringhub April 2014 - present
Founder Mingling Media February 2008 - present
Strategic Advisor PC Mac Express January 2011 - present
Contributor Direct Selling News Magazine 2012 - present
EVP, Marketing and Business Development FragMob November 2013 - May 2015
Co-Founder Klutch August 2011 - May 2015
Yoga Teacher Equinox 2002 - January 2015
President, Co-Founder and Chairman Atlas Powered September 2011 - July 2013
Producer Life on Mars Productions January 2006 - June 2009
Owner PC and Mac Express May 2005 - March 2008
VP, Creative Affairs Emerge Motion Pictures 2005 - 2007

Education

Florida Atlantic University Theatre 1995 - 1999
The Ruskin School 2001 - 2004
The Method Studio Acting 1997 - 1998
Forest Hills High School 1993 - 1995

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Operations
Advisor With
  • • Incubator
  • • E-Commerce
  • • Accelerators
  • • Venture capital
  • • Business Development
  • • Big data
  • • Algorithms
  • • Direct sales
  • • Venture studios
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Dating
  • • Media
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Green
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Healthcare
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Mobile
  • • Real Estate
  • • Video
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Edutainment
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

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How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I'm interested in incredible ideas that I can bring real value to in the form of introductions, business and product advice. I also own an offshore development team that can support select companies.

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Darin Karp
We worked together  •  Founder, ReloQuest and President, Stress Free Corporate Housing.
Michel has the innate ability as a self motivator to drive something he believes in. Both his passion and communicative skills set him at a ... level far above many. Hard work is an average day for Michel but more importantly his creative ability to find unique ways of performing tasks and thinking outside the box makes him an over achiever.
Dominik Pantelides
We worked together  •  CEO & co-founder, Bringhub. Previously Co-founder & COO / CSO, bloomsburys gmbh.
Michel is one of the best entrepreneurs out there truly visionary with lots of experience in building companies.
Daniel Eliezer Weisman
Data science background (econometrics), and getting technical w/ Python but still learning. Founded a startup that raised $600k.
Michel has all the hustle, and all the connections, to make magic happen. Highly recommend.
Steve Raack
They're my advisor  •  CEO, VOTOCAST. Previously Chief Operating Officer, Beautycounter. University of Southern California grad.
Michel has experience in a variety of areas and addresses solutions in very innovative and creative ways. I personally love collaborating w ... ith him on strategic and operational opportunities.

Gopal Swamy
Product, Wickr. Previously Consultant, Klever, Inc..
Gopal is a good guy that has the rare experience of working a startup from day one along with navigating big corps. He's talented and pass ... ionate.

Hon Luu
Partner, Point Bonita Partners. Previously Founder & Partner, FirstPoint, Inc..
Hon is a knowledgable and helpful guy who's always ready to share ideas, advice and wisdom. I've known him and his partner for years and de ... spite the fact that we haven't had the chance to do business together yet, they've always been there when I've called with whatever crazy idea to bounce off of them.

Steve Raack
CEO, VOTOCAST. Previously Chief Operating Officer, Beautycounter. University of Southern California grad.
Steve is a world class executive with a sharp mind and a great heart. He's been a great advisor.

Daniel Eliezer Weisman
Data science background (econometrics), and getting technical w/ Python but still learning. Founded a startup that raised $600k.
In my time advising Daniel he proved to be a relentless entrepreneur. Open to ideas, yet steady with his vision, learning and growing every ... step of the way.