Michael S. Davies, CFA
Mike began his career in business development, focusing on computer systems and software before founding a technology consulting and market research firm that provided consulting services for companies such as Apple, Compaq, Western Digital, and several Silicon Valley start-up firms. Engagements have included business strategy, market analysis, customer profiling, propensity models, and profitability analysis.
Mike founded Green Econometrics in 2007 that provides energy and clean technology consulting services. Projects have included energy efficiency and environmental sensor monitoring for the NJ Department of Transportation and a relighting of the Lincoln Tunnel with LED lighting for the Port Authority of NY & NJ.
Mr. Davies has consulted to Apple, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and his research has been cited by US Congressional Committees on energy. Mike’s background includes 14 years on Wall Street as a financial analyst providing in-depth research and analysis on technology. Research and financial analysis has included semiconductor, wireless communications, data networking, and clean tech energy.
Most recently, Mike founded Analytics 2 Insight to focus on visual data discovery and big data. By combing statistics, operations, marketing, and financial analysis with data from internal and external sources, a better understanding of trends, patterns, and interaction can be established. Analytics service engagements range from predictive and propensity modeling to sensor monitoring and anomaly detection. Mike considers analytics and big data to be the next revolution in the digital world and that visualization of data offers faster time to insight for relevancy and action.
Mike has published numerous trade journal articles on technology and business strategy. Mike has also delivered presentations at Internet conferences, and has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, and CNN as well as references by the Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily. Mr. Davies earned an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), a BA in Economics from Columbia University, and a CFA from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.