Mr. Michael Smerklo is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Next Coast Ventures. He serves as Board Member of AlertMedia, EverlyWell and Hip eCommerce. He is the Founder and serves as a Managing Member of True North Ventures. Previously, he founded the Service Executive Industry Board and served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ServiceSource. He is also a Board Observer at Lecorpio. He serves as Advisor at Cloverpop. He holds an MBA in Marketing and Organizational Development from Northwestern University (Kellogg). He previously served as Board Member at OnRamp Access. He also serves as Board Member at Osano.