Mike is a CPA, former CEO and has been an executive coach for Vistage since 2005 when he hasn’t been deployed. He was CEO of Gryphone Software Corp. and COO of Stellcom Technologies. He also managed the transition and integration of a significant acquisition by a public company.Malone was founding president of the San Diego Software Industry Council and has been advising venture capitalists and angel investors in San Diego since 1999. He also has a law degree.He spent more than 41 years in the Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserve, retiring in 2011 as a Colonel.