David Michael

Professor of Practice

David Michael has had a long career doing business in China and Asia-Pacific. He is currently managing director of Anzu Partners, a venture capital firm focused on helping innovative industrial technology companies achieve success.

Michael is also senior advisor to the Boston Consulting Group, where he was formerly Senior Partner, head of the firm’s Greater China Business, and head of the firm’s Globalisation Practice Area. He serves on the board of directors of several companies, including Pivotal Systems, Nuburu, Inc. and TeraPore Technologies.

Michael is a professor of practice who teaches courses on the China and Asia business environments at the School of Global Policy and Strategy.

Michael founded and led BCG's Global Advantage Practice, which focuses on emerging markets-related insights and client solutions. He has served on the firm's Asia-Pacific management team, its global marketing committee and its global compensation committee. Michael formerly served on the Board of Taiwan Cement Corporation, a publicly traded industrial conglomerate based in Taipei, and with operations across Asia. 

Co-author of six articles in the Harvard Business Review, Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard in economics and an MBA from Stanford, where he received the Ernest W. Arbuckle Award. He was a Rotary Scholar at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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