Mike Davis, @globalcitizen, is a seasoned technologist adept at solving big data problems using technology. He is a serial entrepreneur with 13 startups under his belt, most of which were in the financial services or e-commerce space.

Mike is currently the Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder of MPOWER Financing – an online-lending platform focused on providing students with access to the financial resources necessary to attend and complete college. MPOWER builds students’ credit histories, provides personal finance education, and offers gateway financial products to prepare for life after college

One of his prior ventures, Zuga, is one of the top e-retailers for baby products in Chile. In the past, Mike has been Director of Web Innovation and Strategy for Avon and has worked for Sapient, a leading software company.

Mike holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Purdue University.

Fun fact: Mike is addicted to grid-lined notebooks, Evernote, and his Lamy 3+1 pen.