Michael is currently the VDC Operations Director for Exyte US, specializing in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of high tech, clean and life sciences manufacturing facilities. He has over 20 years industry experience, including roles as Mechanical Contractor, Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering/Simulation Manager, IT/IS Manager, and VDC Manager. During his career he served as the VDC Manager of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8, a semiconductor manufacturing facility in upstate NY where he was instrumental in evaluating, implementing and measuring the performance of 3d technologies. Michael started his professional journey with a B.S. in Engineering Physics, Mechanical Systems from the University of Central Oklahoma.