Michelle Messina is CEO of the international advisory and training firm, Explora International. She is a serial entrepreneur, having started her first company at 17 years old and selling it just 2 years later.
Today, she is a corporate board member and consultant on innovation, business acceleration, market readiness, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Michelle studies the best practices of Silicon Valley, and its most successful companies, and trains startups, investors and mentors around the world to be more effective.
She has worked in more than 50 countries and has heard 1000’s of company pitches from software, hardware, textiles, food mfg. and services companies.