Michael Potts is managing partner of Advance Wave Partners, an investment partnership supporting cloud-based learning technologies.  He also serves on the boards of mid-size companies in the Rocky Mountains and the Northwest. 

Previously, Michael was CEO of Rocky Mountain Institute, an energy “think-and-do-tank” dedicated to speed our shift to a new energy economy.  Before that, Michael led American Fundware, maker of financial software for non-profit organizations. 

Earlier, at Recognition International, BancTec, and IBM, Michael managed business units and subsidiaries of large public companies, in the U.S. and abroad, in distributed computing and document image processing.