Prior to joining G2 Crowd, Michael served as an executive and senior analyst at technology market research firm IDC for more than a decade, where he led worldwide business application software research. He’s also held senior and executive roles with a series of different software vendors including large companies such as Autodesk, Inc. and PeopleSoft, Inc.; and three silicon valley startups.
In addition to heading G2 Crowd’s research team, Michael is a published author, blogger, photographer and accomplished public speaker. An established industry thought-leader, Fauscette routinely speaks at software industry events ranging from vendor-user conferences like Oracle OpenWorld, Salesforce Dreamforce, and SAP Sapphire, to solution-focused conferences like CRM Evolution.
His award-winning software and technology-focused blog, located at www.mfauscette.com, has broad readership and is syndicated on several leading destination sites such as www.enterpriseirregulars.com, www.cxotalk.com, www.smartdatacollective.com, www.socialmediatoday.com and www.seekingalpha.com.