Michael Praeger, CEO and Co-Founder of AvidXchange™, has spent the last 20 years founding, managing, merging and selling technology and web services-related companies. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Praeger left the Midwest after high school to embark on a career that led him to Washington D.C., Boston, and Charlotte.Studying finance and meeting his wife, Cindy, (also a startup software CEO) at Georgetown University, Praeger moved to Boston in the early ’90s and worked for Summit Partners, a private-equity firm. While in Boston, he also worked on a master’s degree at MIT. He went on to serve as CEO for one of Summit’s portfolio software companies and then relocated to the Queen City to start AvidXchange.
Next Wednesday, Praeger will chat with Charlotte Agenda about what it’s like running an incredibly successful and quickly growing company.
Presented by AT&T, this fireside chat focus on entrepreneurship, innovation and hard work.
Where: Agenda Global HQ (located behind Bank of America Stadium), 623 S Cedar Street, Suite B, Charlotte, NC 28202
When: Wednesday, August 24. Beverages and mingling run from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Program starts a 7 p.m. and will end promptly at 8 p.m. (30-minute fireside chat and 30 minutes of Q&A).
Cost: $5 for Agenda Members, $20 for non-members.