Michael Anderson, MBA

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Michael Anderson is a seasoned international entrepreneur and executive / business coach. Over the last 20 years, he has founded three successful software companies on two continents, one personal development company, and has lived in six countries as a senior executive for various organizations.

One of the companies he founded, Radiant Technologies, Inc., is a Microsoft and SAP ERP Value Added Reseller (VAR). It took only 24 months from bootstrapping this startup to becoming a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, the highest level of Microsoft partner certification, believed to be the fastest ever. He has led international sales, marketing and implementation staffs of over 45 people spread across three continents.

While living in Singapore and working as the Regional Director of South East Asia, he personally sold the two largest Microsoft ERP deals ever in Asia at that time. In addition, he opened up the Indonesian office from nothing to one of the top performing branches in just 12 months.

Now, Mr. Anderson sits on several boards, speaks and coaches / mentors a variety of different executives and entrepreneurs. He also helps companies define and implement their strategies, and works as a facilitator for Boards and Management Teams. He has recently won the Social Entrepreneur of the Year for 2013 in San Diego, and has been nominated for San Diego’s Most Admired CEO 3 times in a row (2010 to 2012). He is also a former semi-professional basketball player.

specialties

Leadership and Communication Skills, Hiring and Retention, Culture and Values, Teamwork, Motivation, Time Management, Public Speaking and Presentations, Business Strategy, Sales, Internet Marketing and Traditional Marketing, DDI Leadership Development Master Trainer, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Campbell Indicator, and DISC

industry background & education

Industry Experience: Business-to-Business, Software and Technology, Personal Development, Branding, Manufacturing, Distribution, Professional Services, BSBA, Kutztown University (PA, USA) and Buckinghamshire University (UK); International MBA, Kutztown University (PA, USA) and Budapest School of Economic Sciences (Hungary); Masters in Spiritual Psychology, University of Santa Monica (CA, USA)

noted accomplishments

  • Founded four successful companies (out of four tries), all of which were organically funded
  • Radiant Technologies Inc., a company he founded and acted as CEO, was on the Inc. 500 | 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2 years in a row, as well as named #4 in Best Places to Work in San Diego in 2012
  • Frequently speaks all over the world on motivation, business and leadership
  • Ran South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand) for an international software company