Michael Mansbach

Founder of Granite Stairway Advisors, LLC & co-founder and partner of Apex Perspectives, LLC

Director since 2021

Age: 53



•Technology, Chair


•Founder of Granite Stairway Advisors, LLC and co-founder and partner of Apex Perspectives, LLC, providing executive consulting services

•Former president of MINDBODY, Inc., a technology platform for the fitness, beauty and wellness services industries acquired by Vista Equity Partners

•Former president of Blue Jeans Network, a cloud-based video communications company acquired by Verizon

•Former CEO of PunchTab, an engagement and insights platform acquired by Walmart Labs

•Senior management positions at Citrix 


•Expertise in creating global scale, building connected teams, market category leadership and enterprise value

•Revenue growth and retention, go-to-market strategy, M&A, debt/cash/budget management, product strategy & marketing, sales strategy & process, demand generation, market positioning, international expansion and leadership development

•Senior marketing positions at SeeBeyond and SeeCommerce 


MA, International Economics, European Area Studies at The Johns Hopkins University – Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

BA, French Language and Literature, University of California, Los Angeles


Mike is passionate about helping kids understand the power of giving. His family has developed an annual fundraiser partnering with the Santa Barbara Triathlon for the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County to raise awareness of hunger issues facing children. He also developed and launched the Saturday Family Day program targeting youth volunteers. To date, 1,000+ children have participated.


•ProductPlan (since 2020)