Michael Xenakis
Michael Xenakis

Adjunct Lecturer of Finance

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Mike Xenakis currently works part time as an adjunct lecturer of finance for the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Prior to his teaching job, he served as Managing Director of Europe at OpenTable, Inc. He was responsible for operations in the United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland. Before running the European business Mike also served as Senior Vice President of Product Management at Opentable, Inc. He spent over 16 years with Opentable and was part of the executive team that took the company public in 2009 and ultimately sold to the Priceline Group in 2014. Mike joined Opentable from The Clorox Company, where as an associate marketing manager he managed the P&L and directed marketing efforts for 10 product lines in the Armor All division. Before Clorox he served for six years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and held the position of captain. During his military career, he served as a flight commander at the 6931 Electronic Security Squadron in Crete, Greece and as an intelligence staff officer at the National Security Agency in Washington DC. While stationed in Washington DC, he was selected to represent the Air Force as a White House military social aide. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of BCA Marketplace PLC from September 2014 until March 2015. He currently serves as an advisor to Knock Rentals in Seattle and M Restaurants in London. Mike holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

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B.S., 1990, Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State Univeristy
M.B.A., 1998, Marketing, Finance and Decision Science, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Academic Positions
Adjunct Lecturer of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2017-present

Other Professional Experience
Managing Director, OpenTable Europe, OpenTable, Inc / The Priceline Group
Associate Marketing Manager, Armor All Division, Clorox Company, 1998-1999
Senior Vice President, Product Management, OpenTable, Inc., 2000-2012

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