Business Strategy Advisor,
Explora International LLC

Ms. Michelle Lane Messina – Silicon Valley Insider, Entrepreneur, Advisor to Startups, Corporations, and Governments.

Ms. Michelle is a serial entrepreneur, thought leader, and co-author of the best-selling book, Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide. She became an entrepreneur at age 17 and sold the company within 2 years. Ms. Michelle has worked in > 65 countries as a consultant and trainer on startup scaling, corporate innovation and growth, strategy, entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley best practices, and resilience during tough times. She has been featured in many international print media including Arab News, Agazeta Brasil, The Korea Times, Estonian Public Broadcasting, along with broadcast media in Peru, Serbia, China, Mexico, and Tunisia. Today, she is part of the Startup Chile Global Advisory Board, and a NASDAQ Author-in-Residence and speaks English & Spanish fluently.