Michael English is a 2013 graduate of North Carolina Central University where he majored in Exercise Sports Science. Michael worked two years for a locally owned Physical Therapy Clinic that was later acquired by an equity backed Physical Therapy chain. As a student, Michael's love for entrepreneurship led him to start two companies, GoldMined and Mic Check Productions. GoldMined has evolved into a design firm that has collaborated on projects with North Carolina Central University, The Art of Cool Project and American Underground. Mic Check Productions is an event services company that provides DJ-ing services. Michael's transition from the health field to the digital tech space has led him to see first hand the opportunities that exist for minorities in the tech industry. Michael's passion and experiences fuel him daily to excel in his latest project to create innovation spaces on the campuses of historically Black colleges and universities.