Co-Founder of IoT Studio at Orange Silicon Valley
Mike Vladimer  (MBA 13) is the Co-Founder of the IoT Studio at Orange Silicon Valley, the innovation strategy office for Orange, one of Europe’s biggest telecommunications operators. Mike works with Orange’s partners to find product-market fit by applying lean startup principles that he learned in Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad class at Haas. He specializes in rapid prototyping and customer interviews. Previously, he was Director of Business Development at Neura, an internet-of-things (IoT) security startup. Prior to Neura, Mike founded Yaygo, a transportation startup; analyzed energy efficiency in consumer electronics products as a managing consultant at Navigant; and, developed microsystems/MEMS as a research engineer at Ikerlan, the research lab for one of Spain’s largest companies. Mike holds an MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and an MS Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Follow him on Twitter @MikeVladimer