Michael Saylor Details

Michael Saylor is the founder and principal shareholder of MicroStrategy. Since the inception of the firm, he has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Saylor entered the business intelligence marketplace with the MicroStrategy 2.0 product in 1994. At the time, it was one of the first products for building analytical applications on large relational databases. Over time, he improved this product to become an entire suite of business intelligence tools for reporting, analytical processing, and information distribution. Saylor launched the latest version of the software (MicroStrategy 2020) in December.

MicroStrategy 2020 is a Modern Analytics, Open Architecture, Enterprise Platform for Intelligence applications. Our vision at MicroStrategy is “Intelligence Everywhere.” Our mission is to make every enterprise a more intelligent enterprise. MicroStrategy 2020 is unique in its support for Federated Analytics, Transformational Mobility, and Hyper-Intelligence.

Hyper Intelligence delivers the answer before you ask the question, enables instant action, and can make you 100x faster. Traditional apps are too complicated, too weak, too slow…

The firm went public on the NASDAQ in 1998.

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MicroStrategy, Chairman & CEO


McLean, Virginia, U.S.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., Aeronautics & Astronautics, History of Science, 1983-1987


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