Mike Butcher MBE is Editor-at-large of TechCrunch. Mike has been named one of the most influential people in tech, in surveys by GfK NOP, The Independent, and Wired UK. He is a regular broadcaster, appearing on the BBC, Al Jazeera, Sky News, CNN, and Channel 4, among others. He co-founded The Europas European Tech Startup Awards, refugee non-profit Techfugees, and military charity TechVets. He has advised both the EU and the UK government on tech startups, and was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2016 for services to the UK technology industry and journalism.