Speakers

Michael Blum

Michael Blum
Co-Founder, Firefly Space Systems
Michael is an entrepreneur at heart. He is the Co-Founder & President of Hedgeye Risk Management, a leading online financial media company. Born in Hong Kong, he has spent many years in the region and is Managing Director of Asia Leisure Capital, a Macao based casino and hotel management and financing firm. Michael was formerly Senior Manager at PayPal, where he started PayPal Germany and later ran payments in South East Asia. Always passionate about space, Michael has been a frequent speaker on commercial access to space and space entrepreneurs. Among others, he has given lectures at Columbia Business School, the Yale School of Architecture and the Institute for Tourism Studies in Macao. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Yale University.