Director of Business Development, Digital Products
Michelle joined Skysong Innovations in January of 2019 and serves as the Director of Digital Products. Her role involves working closely with ASU faculty and staff to commercialize and protect ASU software based inventions. She brings 25 years of experience in product development and patent prosecution to Skysong Innovations.
Prior to joining Skysong Innovations, she was CEO and Founder of Blaze Mobile, Inc., a mobile payment company in Silicon Valley, where for more than 10 years she was the key innovator and lead the development of several revolutionary mobile applications including a mobile wallet using NFC. Previously, she worked at Microsoft and AT&T where she was responsible for bringing new software and online products to market, developing business models, forming partnerships, and managing teams.
Michelle has an M.S. in Operations Research from Stanford University and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from U.C. Berkeley. Additionally, she has 50 issued software patents.
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