Mike is founder and CEO of Evolv Technology. Started in August 2013, Evolv is focused on reinventing physical security to help protect people and facilities by fusing together innovations in RF imaging and compressive sensing, advanced machine learning and human computation. Evolv is developing powerful, low-cost physical threat detection technology to support our national security efforts and keep people and places safe across the globe. Evolv is funded by Bill Gates, General Catalyst Partners, Lux Capital and Data Collective.
Mike has spent more than 20 years shaping the explosives detection industry including as co-founder and CEO/President of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc., as Vice President of Product and Business Development of PerkinElmer Detection Systems where he was responsible for Research and Development, Engineering and Marketing, and as Director of Marketing of Vivid Technologies, where he was instrumental in the transition following Vivid’s acquisition by PerkinElmer. At both Vivid and PerkinElmer, Mike was responsible for market research, definition and development of new products and product enhancements.
He has been issued 16 patents in the field of X-ray inspection and automated detection technology and has been broadly published within the security industry. Mike holds a Physics degree from Colgate University.