Mike Vorhaus founded Vorhaus Advisors in November 2018. Previously, Mike worked at Magid for 25 years. His final role was President, Magid Advisors.
Mike founded the Magid Internet practice in 1995 and began the Magid Gaming Practice in 2001. The Magid Internet and Gaming practices worked with many of the top digital and gaming companies in the U.S. and abroad.
Mike provides consulting services focused on strategy, investment opportunities, product development, and marketing to a number of leading digital and gaming companies. He has also provided advice to venture capital and private equity firms in regard to investments in the media and tech spaces.
Mike has also been very involved with many start-ups in the digital media and technology industries. Mike focuses on strategic and tactical consulting, including the launch of new services and programming, as well as development and implementation of online and offline programs. Mike has provided many companies with assistance on their early-stage fundraising, as well as business development introductions and advice.
Mike is a member of the Board of Directors of Perion (Nasdaq: PERI) and Chairs the Nominations Committee, as well as serving on the Compensation and Audit committees. Perion is based in Israel and trades on the US Nasdaq, as well as the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
Mike has appeared regularly on MSNBC, CNBC, CNBC Asia, NPR, and Fox Business. Mike has regularly been quoted in various newspapers and Websites, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Reuters, MarketWatch, TheStreet, and others. Mike previously wrote a monthly column for Ad Age.
Mike holds a B.S. in psychology and sociology, cum laude, from Wesleyan University and has worked as a fundraiser and transfer of technology officer at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California. Mike also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives, The U.S. Senate, and as a part-time Advance Man in the Carter and Clinton White Houses. Mike has also consulted on a number of film projects such as You’ve Got Mail and The Matrix. Mike also appeared in Eddie Murphy’s movie, Imagine That, and is an active SAG member.