Mike is co-founder and Managing Director of activereach. He founded the company in 2009 and has since led its activeNETWORKS and activeDEFENCE technology divisions to exceptional growth across EMEA. Mike is charged with global responsibility for profitability, sustained growth and strategic partnerships.
With a degree in electronic engineering with mathematics, Mike has a proven track record in the telecommunications industry. In 1992 he founded REDNET, an Internet Service Provider delivering networking and Internet services to small and medium sized businesses.
Organically grown, REDNET became a widely recognised and acclaimed ISP, being regularly voted as the country’s best business ISP, receiving the Thames Valley Business of the Year Award and being featured in the Harper Collins publication ‘Top ICT companies in the UK’.
In 2005 Mike sold REDNET to Centrica. The business was then subsequently acquired by The Carphone Warehouse. Mike held senior positions in both companies.
Mike lives in Berkshire with his wife and two children and enjoys many outdoor pursuits including golf, running and horse riding.