Michal Kratochvil is a member of the StartupYard team, a StartupYard shareholder, and CEO of the StartupYard Alum BudgetBakers (Sy 2015). Michal spent most of his career with Accenture, where he rose to Managing Director for Accenture Consulting in Central Europe, a position he filled for 11 years. During this time, Michal worked in a wide range of industries, particularly on banking and telecommunications projects. Michal left corporate life in 2015 to join StartupYard as a shareholder, and a member of the team, serving as an Executive in Residence. In 2016, he joined BudgetBakers as CEO, guiding the company to rapid growth, and helping to secure seed funding. He serves on the board of the Czech Fintech Association.