As an XIR at General Catalyst Partners, Mike Ellenbogen focuses on investing in early and later-stage hardware and software companies in analytical instruments, sensors and related services markets.
Prior to founding Evolv Technologies, Mike Ellenbogen was the founder of Reveal Imaging Technologies, a General Catalyst portfolio company that was acquired by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in August 2010. Mike successfully led the company as President and CEO, achieving double digit growth in both revenue and profitability since its inception. Mike spent more than 15 years shaping the X-ray and explosives detection industry. Prior to founding Reveal, he served as vice president of product and business development for PerkinElmer Detection Systems where he oversaw R&D, engineering, sales and marketing efforts. As director of marketing for Vivid Technologies, Inc., Mike Ellenbogen was instrumental in the transition following Vivid's acquisition by PerkinElmer. At both companies, he was responsible for market research, definition and development of new products and product enhancements. Mike Ellenbogen holds a Physics degree from Colgate University, has been issued 16 patents in the field of X-ray inspection and automated detection technology and has been broadly published within the security industry.