Michael North: Commercial, cultural
Michael North is managing member of Pacific Royalties, an investment group founded in partnership with Arthur Lipper, that develops financing vehicles using corporate revenue royalties. He is also vice-president of the Zhou Enlai Peace Institute, working in the field of citizen-diplomacy to create a long-term relationship of trust and respect between America and China. He is a co-founder of Greenstar, a green energy and media company that installs solar-powered community centers in remote villages in the developing world. He was the original founder and CEO of North Communications, a public access network company that pioneered the use of touchscreens for banks, retailers and government agencies worldwide. He resides near Honolulu, and serves as a strategic business development advisor for growing businesses.