Mike worked at Best Buy Corporate headquarters for 12 years in forecasting, demand planning, operations and merchant functions across a variety of product and service categories. He managed growth areas such as MP3 accessories at the iPod launch and tablet services and warranties at the launch of iPad. Mike also worked in new business development, strategic growth teams, and external partnerships. Since leaving Best Buy in 2012, Mike has been Sr. Account Manager in the networking and connected home space for industry leading brands. He has a deep understanding of Best Buy processes, as well as a broad network within all areas of Best Buy. Outside of work, Mike spends a lot of time outdoors with his wife, two daughters and dog, as well as tending to his backyard flock of chickens.