Over 25 years of experience in corporate development and corporate finance as entrepreneur, restaurateur and investment banker, beginning at Shearson Lehman Bros. in New York City in 1985. As an investment banker, Michael has participated in over 150 advisory assignments in a wide array of industries including technology, Internet, food, beverage, restaurants, retail, entertainment and communications. As an entrepreneur, he has started several companies in the consumer Internet, restaurant and digital media industries. As a manager, Michael has helped C-level positions at restaurant and consumer-facing Internet companies. Most recently, Michael has co-founded fohboh.com, the leading B2B social network for the global restaurant industry.
Mr. Caisse has over 25 years of experience in Silicon Valley identifying technology based business opportunities, creating the organizations to address them and developing and executing the plans to bring them to fruition.