Mike has covered Silicon Valley and high-tech for more than thirty years, and was twice nominated by the San Jose Mercury-News for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He is the author or co-author of more than a dozen award-winning books, notably the bestselling 'The Virtual Corporation', 'The Future Arrived Yesterday' and most recently 'The Intel Corporation'. A regular editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal, Mike has hosted three nationally syndicated public television interview series and co-produced the Emmy-nominated primetime PBS miniseries The New Heroes. As an entrepreneur, Mike was a founding shareholder of eBay, Siebel Systems (sold to Oracle) and Qik (sold to Skype), and is currently vice-chairman of a new start-up, PatientKey Inc. Mike holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, where he is currently an adjunct professor. He is also an associate fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University, and is a Distinguished Friend of Oxford. Mike will also be signing copies of his new book The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company during the drinks reception following his talk. Copies of the book will be available to buy for £20 (cash only).