Mike Dinsdale is an accomplished CFO and experienced investor known for his expertise in building and scaling high-growth international companies. With a focus on strategic planning and a deep understanding of macroeconomics and social trends, he has helped to generate over $100B in value throughout his career.
Throughout his career, Mike has held leadership positions with several high-profile companies, including Gusto, DoorDash, DocuSign, and Lithium Technologies. He has also served as a board member and advisor to numerous organizations, including Jirav, Clause, WildAid, and PeopleDoc, Inc.
Mike's educational background includes an MBA in Finance from McMaster University, a CFA Institute certification, and a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Western Ontario.
As an investor, Mike has made over 50 direct tech investments in pre-IPO companies. He currently serves as Managing Director at Akkadian Ventures and was formerly Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Plum Acquisition Corp I. Mike is passionate about building companies that are inevitable, utilizing automation and data to make better decisions, and staying ahead of the growth curve.