Turnaround Architect, Business Builder, Technology Innovator, Value Creator
With more than 30 years of business and technology leadership experience, Michael Edelson is a transformational catalyst for organizations seeking to grow and evolve in competitive markets. As both an experienced entrepreneur and C-level executive, his unique background enables him to put the strategies in place to quickly build shareholder value.
Michael’s career began at the age of 17 when he spotted a market opportunity and founded one of Los Angeles’s first telephone interconnect companies while still in high school. This ability—to spot a need in the market and quickly pull together the resources to meet it—would follow him throughout his career as he formed multiple companies that developed pioneering technology innovations.
2013 to Present
Retained by Romanian investor to build new company from the ground up that delivered profitable growth in the first 3 months of operation. Built SMS platform for the industry-leading psychic and astrology network.
2011 - 2013
Delivered 100% profit growth while upgrading technology infrastructure.
2009 - 2011
Aligned the organization around the vision of the Chairman and Board of Directors. Championed sophisticated technology solutions.
2007 to 2009
Rescued a troubled merger as CCG struggled to integrate Jettis, a recently acquired competitor. Played key role in reducing risk, increasing customer satisfaction, and ensuring ecommerce sites were in full compliance.
1997 - 2004
Led upgrade of existing technology for $100 million per year operation.
1995 to 1997
Deployed technology that enabled customer to become one of the first web-based processors of credit card transactions.