Mike RossĀ 

Startup Runway Board Advisor

President at MHR International


As a former member of the Board of the Georgia Technology Authority, Mr. Ross has been an influential player in the development of the diverse Atlanta tech ecosystem. He has been an investor, advisor, and supporter of startups including Partpic, Myavana, EnrichHer, and Axis Replay. In addition, Mr. Ross has lectured at, contributed to, or advised several institutions that are focused on developing diverse entrepreneurs. Among these include the Farm at Comcast, Opportunity Hub, the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Gathering Spot.

He received his B.A. from Morehouse College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law. Additionally, he holds a Project Management Certification from the Georgia Institute of Technology.