Michael Howe is the technical co-founder of the 4th Estate Project, and the architect of the underlying technology. Michael has a long record of managing the development of disruptive technologies. Before developing the 4th Estate technology, Michael led first of their kind projects in the fields of monitoring social networks (YouDiligence); telecommunications reverse auctions (Last Mile Connections); micro array image analysis (Qiagen); personalized medicine (20/20 Gene Systems) ; and 3D visualization (Global Haptics). Michael has led and overseen commercial development projects and software deployments for Ford Motors, FedEx, Exxon/Mobil, Boeing, Citibank, International Olympic Committee, Americans Elect, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Overseas & US Vote Foundation, AARP, Dealer Dot Com, Pew Charitable Trusts, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
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