Mike Muhney has enjoyed a varied, passionate and uniquely successful career in the high-tech industry. Born and raised in Chicago and graduating from the University of Illinois with a degree in Finance, with Honors, Mike began his career with IBM in 1975 and was professionally trained in their intensive full-time 6-month-long internal Sales School. He was ranked 6th out of his national class of 66 students, after which he sold mainframes and software solutions and achieved numerous Hundred Percent Clubs, IBM’s most successful sales fraternity. Mike's claim to fame came from his Co-inventing ACT!, and with it creating the software category known as Contact Managers, that now encompasses CRM. In 2010 Mike once again created another category known as Mobile Relationship Managers with VIPorbit, designed for users of iPhone, iPad, and Mac Apple devices, a global target of nearly a billion today. VIPorbit has won top awards, recently ranked #1 of the worlds's Top 50 Best Productivity Apps.