Mr. Michener is the founder of Burst. He moved to Myanmar in March 2013 to serve as the Interim-Chief Business Officer of Redlink Communications Co., Ltd. Where he worked with the Board of Directors to develop strategic partnerships for the SEA Games, developed operating policies & procedures and made recommendation on strategic planning and positioning. Mr. Michener later served as an advisor on operational and financial matters for Parami Energy. Prior to working with these firms in Myanmar, Mr. Michener served in various management positions of financial institutions in Singapore and the Silicon Valley for over 20 years where he managed credit and private equity investments in the high technology industry.
Mr. Michener holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Arizona State University and a Master Degree in International Finance from the Thunderbird School of International Management (Thunderbird).
Mr. Michener is an Accredited Tier Specialist as certified by Uptime Institute and a Certified Optics Installer as certified by ETA International.