Michael is co-founder of the technology research boutique Signum Intel and is a consultant to GlobalData's Thematic Research Division. In a career stretching over 40 years he has been a journalist at the Investors Chronicle, the FT, Management Today. Wrote one of the first books on the microelectronics revolution: Micros--a pervasive force. Worked in Silicon Valley as a consultant to Apple, Intel, Genentech, and HP among others. At GlobalData and with his Signum Intel clients he focuses on Chinese technology, genomics, semiconductors, AI, and quantum computing. He is writing a book on the impact of technology on human intimacy.