Chief Commercial Officer
Utah State University
Michael holds the role of Chief Commercial Officer at ASPIRE, Utah State University’s Engineering Research Center, which works to improve health and quality of life by catalyzing sustainable and equitable electrification across the transportation industries. Prior to his role at ASPIRE, Michael served as CEO and CTO at WAVE, where he led the team that developed today’s market-leading wireless charging solutions for commercial electric vehicles. In leadership roles at Motorola, Michael architected a mobile sensing platform to serve the enterprise, consumer, and government markets. He holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an M.S.E.E. from Arizona State University and holds patents in wireless power transfer, power electronics and microelectronics. He also serves as co-chair of the SAE J2954 Heavy Duty standards committee on wireless charging of electric vehicles.