Michael, a ModPod and FIX co-founder, is a strategy and innovation specialist, offering over 30 years of diverse operating, entrepreneurial, and strategy consulting experience. His operating background includes serving as Principal and Director of a design-driven manufacturing start-up, as Chairman and CEO of a development-stage biotech firm, and as a marketing executive at a multinational consumer products firm. He has forged significant strategic partnerships with firms like Chrysler, GM, Black & Decker, and Home Depot. Several of the start-ups he has led have achieved successful exits. Michael also served as the pioneering Deputy Director of Strategy at the Gates Foundation, where he amplified the impact of a $1B grant portfolio. His strategy consulting portfolio is also multidimensional: he has delivered services to clients spanning the private, public, and philanthropic sectors. He has worked with dozens of startups, entrepreneurs, and angel and private equity funders to unlock value and catalyze profitable growth. Mr. Allio sits on a number of Boards, relishes food, and is a Harvard graduate.
At The Modern Pod Company, Michael currently focuses on strategy and product development and serves as interim CEO. At The FIX, Michael’s primary focus is on product, strategy, and design development for The FIX and FIX partner programs.