About this Speaker
Mike Flache is a globally active entrepreneur, angel investor, speaker, and advisor to Fortune 500 companies. Together with talented teams, he builds digital businesses worldwide.
Mike spends much of his time helping build high-tech startups in Silicon Valley, Europe and Asia. The focus is on disruptive business models in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, SaaS, and financial technology. He is also a partner of venture capital and private equity companies, such as V/G Ventures Switzerland.
In addition to his involvement in the startup sector, Mike advises boards of directors, executives and technology vendors to help them master digital growth. He is also the creator of the mastermind Digital Growth Masters.
As a recognized thought leader, Mike collaborates with Fortune 500 companies, innovators and institutions. He has worked with executives of companies such as Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, Huawei Technologies, and the Silicon Valley Innovation Center. The analysts of Onalytica named him as one of the top-10 global influencers in the field of digital transformation.
Mike shares insights into digital growth through keynotes, panels, sessions, and events. His goal is to inspire audiences for growth opportunities driven by emerging technologies, digital transformation, value creation, and investment. Mike’s activities include appearances at conferences, summits and corporate events around the globe, such as Mobile World Congress, Digital Asia, Huawei Connect and Eco-Connect Europe, the Ministry of Economics, and Daimler think! Tank. He also collaborates with business schools and universities as guest lecturer on growth and digital transformation, such as the Harbin Institute of Technology and Singapore University of Social Sciences.
In addition to his speaking engagements, he writes articles on digital growth, including key topics such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of things (IoT), 5G, digital transformation, enterprise innovation, smart manufacturing, customer centricity, entrepreneurship, startups, and investment for BMC Software (USA), IIoT World (USA), Enterprise Management 360 (Europe), More Than Digital (Europe), and e27 (Asia) to name a few.
Since Mike survived the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, he has expanded his entrepreneurial activities to include social and sustainability projects. He supports various nonprofit organizations, such as “Safe Water Gardens” that tackles the global sanitation crisis.
Mike is a member of the Global Business Leaders Institute and various digital advisory boards worldwide.
The magazine MilliOnAir publishes an 11-page exclusive interview with Mike Flache in the July / August 2019 issue.