Michael Akilian is a highly accomplished and tech-savvy professional with expertise in programming, engineering, and entrepreneurialism. He is a graduate of Plano West Senior High School and The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied Electrical Engineering. Throughout his career trajectory, Michael has held vital roles at various organizations such as Clara Labs, where he served as the CTO and Co-Founder, Misfit Wearables, where he worked as a Hardware Engineer, and Apple, where he had an Engineering Internship.
Michael is an avid collector of digital objects and is self-contradicting, always challenging common beliefs and preconceptions. His background and expertise make him a highly respected and passionate engineer, and he has extensive experience working with a range of technological tools and practices. Michael is a true pluralist, with an exceptional ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
In addition, Michael has previously served as an Associate (Part-Time) at Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology startups.