Michael Kotowski
Michael Kotowski

Driving enterprise value w/Emerging Info Tech - AI|BI|BigData|Blockchain|Cloud|CyberSecurity|Digital|IoT|RPA|3D Print...

Greater New York City Area

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Always curious, forever learning, keeping up with emerging technology and translating those new tools into Business Value and ROI for significant, measurable and sustainable Cost Savings and/or Top-line Growth! What's your Strategy & Objective? Together we can accomplish those goals.

If you're a VC, in PE, or the Corporate Head of Data, Strategy, Innovation, IT, Marketing, Product, R&D... in a major corporation - Let's talk!

I'm looking for exciting and challenging new opportunities that we can solve together. For Purpose companies preferred, but I'm open to the right opportunities for the right reasons.

For all I've done to this point in my career, this is by far the most exciting, rewarding & fulfilling time in history for the disruptive change and good we're doing to create a better place in the world.

How I got here -

Did my time in dot-com start-up - learned a lot.

Operating at the nexus of people and technology, I use tools to help make processes, businesses, lives better.

Actively involved in community and societal issues and initiatives, with special passion for hiring our Veterans into meaningful and rewarding positions they deserve and will thrive at, as well as mentoring and matching up the next generation of students in alignment with current and on-coming business and society's needs.

Specialties: Progressive & personable Change Agent, able to listen to your needs, grasp the current environment, see the "Big picture" & advance next state of self & business. Ability to connect like-minded people in value & mutual benefit! Good total business sense w/people skills coupled together for professional reward, continuous advancement and fun - a win-win-win for myself and those that I am blessed to share my life with!



The Institute for Robotic Process Automation & Artificial Intelligence (IRPA AI)

November 2016 - Present

Intelligent Automation is here, it's real, and it's valuable. I can help you apply these technologies for your Business' advantage, be it cost savings, process improvement, quality, customer experience...

The Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA AI) is an independent professional association and knowledge forum for the buyers, sellers, influencers and analysts of robotic process automation. Our network and advisory services offer leading-edge market intelligence, industry research, best practices, and alliance-building opportunities for stakeholders across service industry functions.

IRPA AI helps business leaders position themselves at the cutting edge of knowledge work technology. Join us to get the latest trends, expert interviews, best practices and commentary from the pioneers and thought leaders of robotic process automation.

Working as an Incubator, introducing new and exciting companies like ChoiceWORX and their Apptinuum platform leveraging the power and scalability of artificial intelligence to insure optimal results in IT Ops, EndUser & Device Support; as well as SiriusIQ for their Next-Gen AI with workflow automation that streamlines business processes, conversation, analytics and more.


Signals Analytics

August 2014 - Present

Critical member of the launch team and now Partner for the growing company -- Signals Analytics, the Sequoia Capital-backed decision science company that enables companies to continuously experience the "aha moment" through Signals Intelligence Streams, a cloud-based machine learning and predictive analytics platform for product decisions, continues its global expansion with the establishment of its New York City headquarters. The organization brings the proven military principles of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to the consumer goods and life sciences industries, enabling brands to maximize product portfolio health, accelerate new product development and propel breakthrough innovation. Signals Analytics serves over 60 of the world's foremost companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo, with European operations in Geneva and Signals Labs in Tel Aviv.

Vice President Business Development & Partnerships

Innovation Excellence

December 2013 - Present

Bringing together the Cathedral & the Bazaar for improved business outcomes.

Innovation Excellence is the online home of the global innovation community, building upon a rapidly-growing network with thousands of members from over 175 countries – thought leaders, executives, practitioners, consultants, vendors, and academia representing all sectors and industries.

Our mission is to broadly enhance innovation by providing a forum for connection and conversation across this community – assembling an ever-growing arsenal of resources, best practices and proven answers for achieving innovation excellence.

Business Development Support

Global Institute for IT Management

December 2013 - Present

Helping to raise the position, authority and returns for IT Professionals and the organizations they support.

The objective of the Global Institute for IT Management (GIIM) is to impart a complete, flexible, and immediately actionable set of best practices by an international group of over 250 prominent academics, practitioners, and management consultants, to prepare IT thought leaders and business executives for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The institute provides a comprehensive set of 31 IT management certificates, with each frequently considered as being the single most important educational experience in the attendees’ professional life.

The courses within the 31 respective certificates are delivered face-to-face (online is available) in concert with affiliate IT management associations, individual company groups/cohorts, or universities (where Masters Degrees can also be awarded). The learning opportunities are in close proximity to the job, on a just-in time basis, and integrated into the clients broader learning and development objectives. We partner with our clients to deliver the right solutions to meet their education objectives.

After launching our initial offerings in 2011 with about 100 students, GIIM is primed to have over 1,000 candidates participating in programs during 2014. GIIM participants range from university students to CEOs from around the globe. The sweet spot for GIIM Certificates are IT professionals with 10+ years of experience.

Business Development & Promotion

Institute for Digital Transformation

April 2014 - Present

Helping to promote and advance IT Transformation as lead by Charles Araujo and John Palinkas!

Business Development Veterans Programs

Idols Advisory Group

April 2014 - Present

Aligning Corporations with the resources and skills they need from previous untapped or under-utilized talent pools and sources.

Business Partner


May 2017 - Present

Technology is great, but it's still PEOPLE that make the world go around!

Vorays are smart gatherings utilizing smart technology to bring together like-minded people designed to build new relationships and foster existing ones. It's an exciting new model for highly exclusive lead-gen events, matching you with qualified Targets resulting in greater ROI and conversion.

Business Partner

Institute for Digital Transformation

December 2013 - Present

Everyone is talking about and desiring "Digital Transformation". Most fail due to a lack of Readiness. I can help you identify the gaps across 4 dimensions of your enterprise so that you succeed.

The Institute for Digital Transformation is a content and media organization, existing in the space between a think tank and an analyst/research firm.

Through our network of Institute Fellows, we explore the impacts on organizations and their leaders as we transition from the Industrial to the Digital Era.

Producing a wide range of insightful and thought-provoking content ranging from white papers and eBooks to interactive development programs to live events, we help develop leaders for the Digital Era and help them transform their organizations into Digital Enterprises.