Mike Turner

Waveset
Tivoli

Mike has more than 20 years of experience in building and growing successful companies. Most recently, he was the Founder and CEO of Waveset Technologies, an identity management software company acquired by Sun Microsystems for $150 million. At Waveset, Mr. Turner received the Austin Under 40 Award for technology and business innovation and was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He serves as a judge for the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is a guest lecturer and Moot Corp Judge at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. Prior to his role at Waveset, Mr. Turner served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Austin Ventures. Previously, he served as VP and GM of Tivoli’s $1.2 billion enterprise business unit, which focused on Information Technology solutions. Mr. Turner spearheaded Tivoli’s entry into the enterprise security space, resulting in revenue growth from zero to $200 million in just two years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas.

Tivoli

Acquired by IBM (NYSE: IBM)

Waveset

Acquired by Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA)

Identity management software

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