Mike Cassidy (Vice President at Google)

Toong Co-working Space - 8 Trang Thi, Hoan Kiem Hanoi, 10000 Hanoi
Wed, Nov 18, 2015, 11:00 AM (GMT+7)

About this event

Mike Cassidy is a Vice President at Google. He is currently the Project Leader on GoogleX Project Loon (balloon-powered Internet for everyone). Prior to joining Google, Mike was the Co-Founder and CEO of four start-ups: Ruba, Xfire, Direct Hit, and Stylus Innovation. Ruba helped travelers share their favorite places and was acquired by Google. Xfire helps gamers play online with their friends and was acquired by MTV for $110 million. Direct Hit was a revolutionary search engine whose customers included MSN, Lycos, AOL, etc. and was acquired by Ask Jeeves for $500 million. Stylus Innovation’s flagship product was computer telephony software Visual Voice. Artisoft acquired Stylus for $13M. Mike has a BS/MS in Aerospace Engineering from MIT. He graduated from Harvard Business School. He studied jazz piano at Berklee College of Music. He has been an advisor to From the Top, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Endeavor.org, and numerous startup companies. He was selected for the DEMO Lifetime Achievement Award, nominated for a Webby award, and named a Forbes E-gang Trendsetter. His startup products have won PC Magazine’s Top 100 Websites, Computer Telephony Product of the Year, CNET Editor’s Choice, PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice, and many other awards.


  • Mike Cassidy

    Mike Cassidy

    Vice President at Google

    Referred as a "Startup King", Mike is a total rock star from Silicon Valley. He sold one company to MTV for $110M, another to Ask Jeeves for $500M, and another to Google. He is now a Vice President at Google and runs Project Loon (balloon-powered Internet for everyone).

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  • When

    Wednesday, Nov 18
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (+07)


    Toong Co-working Space
    8 Trang Thi, Hoan Kiem
    10000 Hanoi

    Toong Co-working Space
    8 Trang Thi, Hoan Kiem Hanoi10000

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