Michael Troiano is a venture capitalist in Boston. His last real job was the Chief Marketing Officer of Actifio, a global enterprise technology company he helped take from an obscure virtualization technology to a $1.2B unicorn. From 2012 to 2017 Mike helped grow revenue over 80% per year, creating the Copy Data Virtualization category while expanding the business into blue chip accounts across 37 countries. He spent his early career at top worldwide ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and FCB, and was named the founding CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Interactive in 1995. He later served as the president of NASDAQ-listed systems integrator Primix, and as General Manager of mobile content pioneer m-Qube from inception through one of the largest Boston-based venture capital exits of 2006. Mike is a graduate of Cornell and the Harvard Business School, a TechStars mentor, a Board Member of Hometap, RippleMatch, Fetcher, and Hack Diversity. He is ranked in the top 1% of the most influential people on Twitter, is a top writer on both venture capital and entrepreneurship on Medium, and shares ideas on the social audio platform Racket.