American entrepreneur, engineer and inventor. In November 2000, at the age of 31, Michael acquired his first technology company, IDS Engineering. The company had 2 employees with a focused business model of workflow consulting services. Today he is President & CEO of Advanced Solutions, Inc., which is a privately held company he acquired in November 2004, and parent company to an aggregate of technology businesses, including IDS Engineering. Michael's passion is building and acquiring great technology companies, while growing market share through value innovation. He is the lead inventor for the integrated solution of BioAssemblyBot® and TSIM™, a 6-Axis Robotic 3D Printing System for Human Tissue Structures. Michael has over two decades of experience leading multi-disciplined engineering, consulting and technology firms.
Education & Professional License
1992 ‐ Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science, University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering
1993 ‐ Master of Engineering with specialization in Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering
2000 ‐ Professional Engineer State of Kentucky
Entrepreneurial Timeline Since 2000
March 2016 ‐ Acquired Holman's of Nevada, Inc. Autodesk Business Unit
July 2015 ‐ New Company startup Advanced Solutions Innovation Labs, LLC
January 2015 ‐ New Company startup Advanced Solutions Design Software, LLC
December 2014 ‐ New Company startup Advanced Solutions Visual Collaboration Systems, LLC
July 2014 ‐ New Company startup Advanced Solutions PLM, LLC
April 2014 ‐ Acquired Greenleaf 3D, LLC
March 2013 ‐ New company startup Advanced Solutions Life Sciences, LLC
January 2012 ‐ Advanced Solutions, Inc. acquires IDS Engineering and becomes parent company for subsidiaries
November 2007 ‐ Acquired CADRE Systems, Inc.
June 2006 ‐ Merger of AEC CADCON, Inc.
May 2006 ‐ Acquired CAD CAM Plus, Inc.
February 2006 ‐ Acquired Pinnacle Services Autodesk Business Unit
March 2005 ‐ Joint Venture Startup Xpedient, LLC
November 2004 ‐ Acquired Advanced Solutions, Inc.