Mike Butcher MBE is Editor-at-large of TechCrunch. Mike has been named one of the most influential journalists in European technology by media outlets such as Wired magazine and The Daily Telegraph. He is a regular tech commentator on the BBC, Sky News, CNN, CNBC, and Aljazeera. He has advised the UK government on tech startup policy and was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to the technology industry. He co-founded The Europas Awards for European startups, the non-profits TechVets and Techfugees, a judge on hit TV series “The Apprentice UK” and named one of the 100 Most Connected Men by GQ magazine.