Meet Launch NY’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence: Mike McCourt

Mike McCourt brings over 20 years of sales & business development experience along with 15 plus years of engineering work. In his latest role as President of McCourt Associates, LLC he works with NYSERDA and Launch NY as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and has been a member of the teaching team for NEXUS-NY, a cleantech proof-of-concept center for the past five years. He advises many clean energy startup companies in NY State. Additionally, he provides go-to-market consulting to high tech firms nationwide. Prior to forming McCourt Associates, he led Nokia’s solutions sales and partner development efforts in North America. In this role he worked closely with third party software developers and consumer electronics companies to create and introduce new location-based products to the market. Prior to joining Nokia, he served as VP Wireless Business Development at InfoSpace, Inc. Mr. McCourt generated over $10MM in annual revenue by generating new business with many of the mobile operators in the emerging wireless data market.

Previously, he successfully brought Microlytics Inc. through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization through sale of assets to Metro One Telecommunications and a reverse merger of Microlytics’ public shell with a private company providing a positive workout to both shareholders & creditors. He sought and received $2MM in funding to establish and lead Metro One Telecommunication’s Database Division. Before Metro One Mr. McCourt held management and engineering roles in several technology startups. He holds an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Washington University.

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