Michael Ellenbogen

Michael Ellenbogen

Evolv Technology

Founder and CEO

Mike Ellenbogen is founder and CEO of Evolv Technology. Started in August, 2013, Evolv is a startup focused on reinventing physical security to help protect people and facilities by fusing together innovations in metamaterials, compressive sensing and advanced object recognition algorithms. Evolv is developing powerful, low-cost physical threat detection technology to keep people and places safe across the globe. Evolv is funded by Bill Gates, General Catalyst Partners and Lux Capital.

Prior to starting Evolv, Mike was an Executive in Residence at General Catalyst Partners, focusing on investing in early and later-stage hardware and software companies in analytical instruments, sensors and related services markets.

Prior to General Catalyst, Mike was founder of Reveal Imaging Technologies, and successfully led the company as President and CEO, achieving profitable growth to over $100M in revenue. Reveal was acquired by SAIC in 2010.

Mike holds a Physics degree from Colgate University, has been issued multiple patents in the field of X-ray inspection and automated detection technology and has been broadly published within the security industry.