Michael E. Turner
Michael E. Turner is a senior executive, entrepreneur, and attorney with a history of success in founding, development, and leadership of early stage companies. Michael founded startup companies in Cable Television (Televista Communications, Inc, Founder/CEO, 1986 - 1998; sold to Comcast), Internet Data Centers and Managed Services (Viawest Internet Services, Inc., Founding Investor, Board Member, Advisor, 1998 - 2010; sold to Oakhill Capital Partners), and Medical Device Development (T4Analytics LLC, Managing Director, 2011 - 2016; sold to Senzime AB, Sweden, (public, SEZI, NASDAQ-Nordic)). Previous to those pursuits, Michael had a strong record in government administration and policy development in senior positions with the City of Detroit, Michigan. He was Executive Director of the Detroit Cable Communications Commission, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, City of Detroit, and the Director of the Division of Research and Analysis, Detroit City Council. Michael earned his Juris Doctorate at the Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, and was awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from that School in 1985. He received a BBA in Management and Marketing from Western Michigan University, Haworth College of Business, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Michael moved from Michigan to San Francisco in 2016.