Michael cofounded SavingStar with the company’s CEO, David Rochon, in July 2010.
Prior to SavingStar, Michael served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Upromise Grocery Services, which first introduced grocery savings in 2001. During his early history at Upromise, Michael signed several of the company’s first partners, including Coca-Cola, Exxon-Mobil, McDonald’s, and Procter & Gamble. After working to launch the initial grocery platform in 2001, Michael led the Partner Services team and served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. In 2008, Michael managed the development of the Upromise eCoupons platform. Prior to joining Upromise, Michael was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University, an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.