Mike Troiano

Venture Storyteller in Boston, Massachusetts

Mike Troiano

Venture Storyteller in Boston, Massachusetts

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Michael Troiano is a venture capitalist in Boston. His last real job was the Chief Marketing Officer of Actifio, a global enterprise technology company he helped take from an obscure virtualization technology to a $1.2B unicorn. From 2012 to 2017 Mike helped grow revenue over 80% per year, creating the Copy Data Virtualization category while expanding the business into blue chip accounts across 37 countries.

He spent his early career at top ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and FCB, and was named the founding CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Interactive in 1995. He later served as the president of NASDAQ-listed systems integrator Primix, and as General Manager of mobile pioneer m-Qube from inception through one of the largest Boston-based venture capital exits of 2006.

Mike is a graduate of Cornell and the Harvard Business School, a TechStars mentor, a Board Member of Hometap, RippleMatch, and Fetcher. He's in the top 1% of the most influential people on Twitter, is a Top Writer on Marketing, Startups, and Food in Medium, and shares stories and ideas on the social audio app Racket.

  • Work
    • G20 Ventures
  • Education
    • Harvard Business School
    • Cornell University