Michael Saylor Net Worth
Michael Saylor net worth: Michael Saylor is an American entrepreneur and businessman who has a net worth of $500 million. Michael Saylor is an inventor and entrepreneur with 29 patents to his name in the areas of security, automation, and business intelligence. Michael J. Saylor was born in Lincoln, Nebraska in February 1965. His father served in the Air Force. Michael was the valedictorian of his class in high school and voted most likely to succeed. He graduated in the top one percent of his class from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He joined The Federal Group, Inc., in 1987 and DuPont in 1988. He co-founded and is the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of MicroStrategy Incorporated. The company provides mobile software, cloud-based services, and business intelligence. The company won a $10 million contracted with McDonald's in 1992. Saylor developed a subsidiary called Angel in 1997 and the company was sold for $110 million in cash. He took MicroStrategy public in 1998. The company's net worth had reached $7 billion in 2000. The same year the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brought charges against him and his net worth dropped by $6 billion. He authored The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything in 2012 and the book made the New York Times Best Seller list. He was named by People magazine as one of its Most Eligible Bachelors in 2000. He established The Saylor Foundation in 1999 to make free education available to all students.