Michael Trafton (Mikey to his friends) is an entrepreneur from Austin, Texas. He currently leads technology initiatives at Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, the coolest movie theater in the world.
A serial entrepreneur, Mikey is an expert in building high-performance teams with amazing cultures. Prior to joining the Alamo, Mikey ran technology companies in the IT Services, Real Estate, and Healthcare IT industries. He is most proud of Blue Fish Development Group, a software consulting firm providing custom software solutions to Fortune 500 companies like Southwest Airlines, Wells Fargo, and Bausch + Lomb. A few years ago, Mikey turned Blue Fish over to his amazing team, and they are still running it (and kicking ass) today.
Mikey has a passion for helping first-time entrepreneurs reach their goals through mentoring, coaching, and investing. He helps run Capital Factory, Texas’ premier startup accelerator, and is an investor, advisor, and board member to several local startups. He is a regular speaker on the topics of Entrepreneurship and Company Culture.