Michael Bowles, Sc.D.


University of California, Los Angeles - The Anderson School of Management 
1989 - 1991
MBA, Finance and New Ventures
Independent research on factors affecting securities prices.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
ScD, Instrumentation
1975 - 1980

Oklahoma State University 
MSME, Estimation and Control
1973 - 1975

Oklahoma State University 
BSME, Mechanical Engineering
1967 - 1972
Pi Tau Sigma honorary mechanical engineering society. Sigma Tau honorary engineering fraternity


Dr. Michael Bowles (Mike) holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering, an ScD in instrumentation and an MBA. He has worked in academia, technology and business. Mike currently works with startup companies where machine learning is integral to success. He serves variously as part of the management team, a consultant or advisor. He also teaches machine learning courses at Hacker Dojo, a co-working space and startup incubator Mountain View, Calif. Mike was born in Oklahoma and earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees there. After working as a construction engineer in Southeast Asia went to Cambridge for ScD and C. Stark Draper Chair at MIT after graduation. Mike left Boston to work on communications satellites at Hughes Aircraft company in Southern California. After completing an MBA at UCLA, Mike moved to the San Francisco bay area to accept positions as founder and CEO of two successful venture-backed startups.

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