Mike Horton is the CTO of ACEINNA, which provides MEMS-based sensing solutions. Horton is responsible for corporate technology strategy and inertial-navigation-related technology development. Prior to ACEINNA, he founded Crossbow Technology, a leader in MEMS-based inertial navigation systems and wireless-sensor networks, with his advisor the late Dr. Richard Newton, while at UC Berkeley. Crossbow Technology grew to $23M in revenue prior to being sold in two transactions (Moog, Inc and MEMSIC) totaling $50M.
In addition to his role at ACEINNA, Horton is active as an angel investor with two Silicon Valley-based angel groups—Band of Angels and Sand Hill Angels. He also actively mentors young entrepreneurs in the UC Berkeley research community. He holds more than 15 patents and holds a BSEE and MSEE from UC Berkeley.