Member Spotlight: Mike Schmidt
Mike Schmidt is a Strategic Business Development and Tactical Marketing and Sales Professional / Entrepreneur with integrated skills in new company formation, technology adaptation and go-to-market sales and distribution channel development.
His career spans over 30 years of international start-up company experience in numerous technology industries and management-level consulting engagements with a wide variety of clients.
Mike is a proven “thought-leader” in the area of entrepreneurial innovation, and seed-stage start-up company formation after launching or participating in the creation of numerous technology companies in diverse Industries. Past products and services include; Pioneering Video Teleconferencing Systems, Speech Synthesis Telephony Automation Platforms, Industrial Data Acquisition and Control Systems, ATM-Fiber and Wireless Internet Services, Digital Satellite Audio and Data Services, Terrestrial Broadband Wireless Networks, Data Broadcasting based Credit Card Fraud Solutions, Parallel Processing Chips, Internet Service Providers and numerous SaaS/Cloud/Internet startups spanning hardware/software backup, e-commerce web sites, CMS and CRM Solutions.
Mr. Schmidt is a Colorado Springs native and the CEO of Ensemble Ventures, LLC which is a business development “Venture Ventilator”. Ensemble Ventures, LLC Ensemble is a 16+ year old Business Development Venture Ventilator based in Colorado Springs assisting seed stage and development oriented companies with strategic business development and product/market positioning tactics, and services. Ensemble helps develop capital formation plans, solicits funding and partnership alliances for clients and company-owned ventures, and develops strategic business models; technology adaptations plans, and go to market strategies for its clients. More info on Ensemble