Michael Serbinis is the CEO and Founder of LEAGUE, a new digital health benefits platform that is set to disrupt the world of insurance. Michael, a serial entrepreneur, has built multiple transformative technology platforms across several industries, with over $1B of exits.
Most recently Michael was the founder and CEO of Kobo, a digital reading company that burst onto the publishing scene in 2009, driving $110M in sales in its first year, and a billion in 4 years. Under Michael’s leadership, Kobo became the only global competitor to Amazon’s Kindle with 20-million customers in 190 countries. Michael sold Kobo to Japanese Internet giant Rakuten for $315M in 2012.
Prior to Kobo, Michael was the first to develop “cloud storage” building pioneer DocSpace, and exiting for $568M in 2000 to Critical Path,. Michael got his start with college friends Kimbal and Elon Musk, building one of the world’s first search engines, Zip2, which later sold to Altavista for $300M.