Dr. Michelle Kraus - CEO
Dr. Michelle Kraus is an executive, well versed in technology and the Internet, who combines tenures from Silicon Valley and Wall Street with extensive worldwide experience and expertise in information systems for financial services. Her global consulting practice focuses on the crossroad of carbon, finance and regulation.
An entrepreneur, a CEO, a turnaround expert, and an advisor to both public and private companies, she brings her technology expertise to build start-ups into $100 million companies, and create profitable divisions for large corporations. Her first entrepreneurial start-up built expert systems for the financial services and insurance industries to assess risk. She also was the CEO of and built one of the leading Linux software companies.
As a strategic consultant, Dr. Kraus’ broad and successful career in technology includes clients such as Apple (Claris), Maxis, Compaq Computers, Fisher-Price Toys, Quarterdeck Corporation, The Well, and Silicon Valley Bank among others.