Mike is a Venture Partner with Open Prairie and serves as President and CEO of Innara Health. He has been working with early-stage companies and entrepreneurship initiatives for more than 20 years and has expertise in medical device, biotechnology and information technology. Mike is a co-founder of Flyover Capital; a Kansas-based firm focused on providing capital to early-stage companies, and has extensive experience in private equity and venture capital fund management; serving as Vice President of Investments for the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (KTEC). Prior to KTEC, Mike was CEO of two early-stage dot-com era companies in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. As a strategic management consultant with Accenture, Mike advised a wide range of clients including companies like Hewlett Packard, Compaq Computer and Nordstrom on the development and implementation of technology initiatives. He is a graduate of the National Venture Capital Association Venture Capital Institute. Mike earned a Masters in Engineering from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas.