Michael S Melfi
Michael has a dynamic background that allows him to provide insightful legal services, while creating business development strategies for funding and growth. With a vision to empower the entrepreneurial eco system, Michael is focused on creating value for his clients through a portfolio of products including programming and training to develop successful entrepreneurs. As an intellectual property attorney and entrepreneurial coach, Michael focus on individuals, organizations and institutions and their trade secrets and disruptive technology. Utilizing a unique model called IP Plus, Michael work with idea and inventors to secure and protect their intellectual property and create a roadmap to commercialization. Our team collaborates in an entrepreneurial manner on the assessment, strategic planning, business development, execution and fundraising for the ideas and inventions journey to commercialization.
Michael understands entrepreneurs, because he is one. Part of being an entrepreneur is seeing an opportunity and moving through uncertainty to take advantage of those situations, as well as understanding how to deal with the obstacles. His work with startups and early stage companies has helped him understand how to create an Identity of being an entrepreneur. By developing this identity, an entrepreneur can create success around an idea, or business -without this shift in identity growth becomes impossible.
Over the last decade Michael founded and led a national multi-media company. As COO & General Counsel, Michael pioneered various experiential and digital marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 clients. As a thought leader and innovator, Michael utilized the digital marketing and various social media platforms to develop an online presence for his company in the top 1% of all websites globally. Since then Michael has worked with numerous national industry leading products and brands to monetize and grow their business digitally.
Michael is also sits on multiple boards both professionally and philanthropic. Additionally, he has authored four books and speaks publicly around the world.