Michael Riemer, Managing Partner
An “accidental” entrepreneur with 33+ years of sucessfully building things – products (SaaS, IoT, & hardware), services (communications networks), and companies. A three-time co-founder with five patents (NLP and transporation safety), and three exits as well as being an early executive at Nextel leading the go-to-market strategy and product management.
As a consultant/advisor, he has supported more than 5 dozen ventures across 10 different industries. Creator of the Common-SenseTM Innovation Approach integrating proven best practices and process tools to maximize outcomes at the lowest possible risk.
Currently, the founding general partner of New Urbana – building enterprise co-innovation labs and new ventures to improve the design, construction, operation, and management of digital and critical infrastructure for enterprises, utilities, public-private-partnerships, infrastructure operators, and public institutions.