Michael A. Backler back to STAT Team

Michael has more than twenty years of experience in marketing, strategic planning and business development in the high technology as well as the consumer product arenas. While Corporate Director of Strategy and New Business Development at Malden Mills, he led the initiative to expand consumer sales and equity of the Polartec™ and Polarfleece™ brands.

Previously, he was Vice President of Marketing at Ecco Industries, an early innovator in biometric access control and during that time served as a member of the Board of the Security Industry Association. He has been a partner in a successful venture capital funded start-up and was a Vice President for a division of Xerox.

Michael holds an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and has particular experience in assisting companies with developing growth strategies and implementing transformations in their marketing and business development efforts.