Michael J Bridge




Mike is COO of GeoNetwork, changing the way society engages with the smart machines, devices and apps that are now part of everyday life. GeoNetwork provides a global geofence registry for individuals, businesses and governments to define and publish the rules for their places, optimized for delivery to and consumption by apps and devices.

This follows a 15 year career in education technology as a senior executive with PASCO scientific, serving the worldwide K-14 science education market with solutions for real-time sensor-based data collection and analysis.

Mike has previously held leadership roles in the successful startup of hpshopping.com, the consumer-direct subsidiary of HP, where he served as CIO and subsequently chief sales and marketing officer. He has also had several years in strategy, marketing and operational consultancy, plus stints in channel operations management, commercial lending and corporate banking.

Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Santa Clara University, and an MBA from the Haas Graduate School of Business at UC Berkeley.