Mike W.

- Hatch Executive CTO; Dubai

Mike is a 500 Startups alumni and currently CTO of a VC-funded EdTech startup providing an intelligent and highly scalable learning platform for standardised tests. Mike specialises in the technical development of startups from initial concept to funding and profitability. He has also led innovation for creative briefs in advertising so has an eye for design as well as online marketing.

After graduating university with a BA(Hons) in Film Studies, Mike also worked for both film production companies and film associations within the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates. He spent over 5 years working at Filmworks (Syriana, Kingdom, Bourne Legacy, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) in Dubai as Head of Research & Marketing.