Michael Olmstead - Inventures
Speaker

Michael Olmstead

CRO and Partner

, Plug and Play

Michael Olmstead is Chief Revenue Officer and Partner at Plug and Play. He leads sales (~$100M) and corporate partnerships globally, with a client list of over 300 companies. Michael is also Managing Partner of the Plug and Play Future Commerce Fund. In 2013, Michael founded the Brand & Retail program, the organization’s first ever industry specific startup accelerator. Through this program, Michael has helped source and lead over 50 retail tech seed stage investments, including Honey ($4B acquisition by PayPal). Michael is also responsible for market expansion, including launching offices in Paris, Munich, Amsterdam and Africa. He also led a partnership with the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a key pillar of Plug and Play’s sustainability practice. Prior to Plug and Play, Michael was VP of Marketing at Zuli, a Bluetooth automation startup backed by Menlo Ventures and Logitech. Michael graduated Cum Laude from Whittier College with a B.A.