Michael is the chairman and founder of Katerra. He is a founding partner of Riverwood Capital, a Menlo Park-based private equity firm. Prior to establishing Riverwood, he was a partner and senior advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in 2006 and 2007.

Prior to KKR, Michael spent several years as CEO and then chairman of Flextronics International Ltd., building it into one of the largest technology companies in the world.

He is a director of Schlumberger Limited, The Melt, Lolli & Pops, Canary, H20.ai, Berkeley Lights, and The Juilliard School.