Michael Kraft

Whitmore Lake, Michigan

ENTREPRENEUR-in-RESIDENCE Spartan Innovations, Michigan State University

Experience at:
Tech Transfer Network, The University of Michigan, Dialectica, Gerson Lehman Group, Third Bridge

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    Where I've Worked
    T

    Mar 2017 – Present

    CEO

    The Coretec Group

    Jun 2019 – Present

    ENTREPRENEUR-in-RESIDENCE Spartan Innovations

    Michigan State University
    M

    Mar 2012 – Present

    Founder/Managing Director

    MKT Partners, Llc
    T

    Jan 2016 – Apr 2019

    ADVISOR & MENTOR-in-RESIDENCE

    Tech Transfer Network

    Jan 2016 – Apr 2019

    MENTOR-in-RESIDENCE

    The University of Michigan
    D

    Sep 2018 – Jan 2019

    World Bank Mentor

    Dialectica, Gerson Lehman Group, Third Bridge
    M

    Jan 2012 – Mar 2017

    PRESIDENT/FOUNDER

    MKT PARTNERS, LLC
    C

    Jan 2014 – Jan 2016

    CEO

    COVARON INC
    C

    Jan 2005 – Dec 2012

    Acquisition Lead

    CERADYNE, INC
    S

    Jan 2008 – Jan 2012

    PRESIDENT / CEO

    SEMEQUIP INC
    N

    Jan 2007 – Jan 2012

    VICE PRESIDENT

    NUCLEAR & SEMICONDUCTOR DIVISION
    C

    Jan 2005 – Jan 2012

    Sales, Marketing, & Biz Dev, M&A

    Ceradyne, Inc
    C

    2007 – 2012

    Vice President - Nuclear & Semiconductor Division

    Ceradyne, Inc
    S

    Jan 2002 – Jan 2005

    FOUNDING PRINCIPAL

    SUNGLOBAL, LLC

    Jan 1997 – Jan 2000

    DIRECTOR of BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    Kulicke & Soffa

    Jan 1993 – Jan 2000

    Operating Executive Team member

    Kulicke & Soffa

    Jan 1993 – Jan 1997

    GENERAL MANAGER - Ball Bond Group

    Kulicke & Soffa

    Jan 1991 – Jan 1993

    DIRECTOR - Program 605

    General Electric Company

    Jan 1985 – Jan 1993

    Level B & C Manager Military & Data Systems

    General Electric Company

    Jan 1985 – Jan 1991

    Engineering Review Board Chairman / Systems Engineer

    General Electric Company
    R

    Jan 2000 – Jan 2002

    PRESIDENT USA

    RATIONAL AG
    Where I've Studied

    BS, Electrical Engineering & Systems Science

    Michigan State University

    Technology & Strategic Marketing

    Technology Marketing at CalTech

    Masters, Management/MBA

    Penn State University

    MBA, Mentor

    George Argyros School of Business & Economics

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    Specialties

    Account Management

    Business Development

    Sales

    Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales

    Sales Engineering

    Sales Management & Operations

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