Michael Gale is an entrepreneur and investor who first came to Silicon Valley from Australia in the late 80s. He has been involved in taking numerous successful Silicon Valley brands into Asia and bringing Australian and Asian companies to Silicon Valley. He is also the Founder of VoteGlobal.
In 2014 Michael founded MBD Asset Managers a regulated Swiss asset advisory business focused on serving clients from the GCC region.
Michael has been involved in over one hundred start-ups in the US, Asia and Europe and is increasingly active in Africa and the Middle East. He loves being involved with start-ups and helping young entrepreneurs. Michael has a particular interest in merging business with philanthropy. He is passionate about politics and his personal time is centered around his family and the acquisition and consumption (more of the latter) of fine wine. Michael is the son of Fay Gale, a prominent academic and a Methodist Minister who gave him the travel bug at an early age.