Michael T. Moe is the founder and CEO of GSV Asset Management (GSV), a growth focused investment platform based in Silicon Valley. Mr. Moe is an advisor to and on the Investment Committee of the GSV Ventures fund, a fund investing in the emerging education technology sector. GSV Ventures has invested in companies such as Coursera, Course Hero, Photomath, and Guild Education.
He is the chief executive officer of Class Acceleration Corp., a blank check company listed on the NYSE (NYSE: CLAS).
He is also the co-founder of the ASU GSV Summit conference, a conference in the education sector. Prior to GSV, from June 2001 to September 2008, Mr. Moe was the co–founder and CEO of ThinkEquity Partners LLC, a growth focused investment firm.
From 1998 to 2001, he was head of global growth research at Merrill Lynch and was voted to be on the Institutional All American Research Team and named “Best on the Street” by the Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Moe is a board member at SharesPost, Whittle Schools, OzyMedia, BookClub.com, a board observer at Coursera and Class Dojo an advisor to TAL Education Group and Arizona State University. Since 2020, Mr. Moe is also chairman of the Center for Education Reform.Since April 2020, he is also the founder of GSV University and GSV MBA, an accredited graduate program for entrepreneurs.
Mr. Moe is the author of three books: “Finding the Next Starbucks”, “The Global Silicon Valley Handbook”, and “The Mission Corporation.” Mr. Moe holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Moe also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Michael Moe brings a strong track record of a decade long investment experience in the consumer technology ecosystem and is a well-known Silicon Valley investor through the GSV brand. Leading a fund investing in the emerging education technology sector, Mr. Moe is considered a ‘super asset’ on the board providing the management team a vision on how the consumer technology sector and companies are performing.