Michael Quoc is the founder and CEO of Dealspotr, an open social platform connecting up-and-coming brands with lifestyle influencers to run sponsored campaigns, and giving trend-seeking shoppers access to today’s best deals. Previously, Michael was the Director of Product Management for Yahoo's media lab. There, he spearheaded the launch of several innovative services in the live video and mobile social networking areas. Michael has been awarded nine patents relating to mobile and social network applications and technology. Follow him on Twitter at @michaelquoc.