As CEO and member of the board of directors, Michael Cornell leads the overall corporate strategy and operations for HighJump. Michael joined HighJump in 2014 by facilitating the merger of HighJump with Accellos, a global supply chain execution software provider founded by Michael and his business partners in 2006. Michael brings extensive executive management experience and a proven record of success in building software companies that pride themselves in innovation, customer service and delivering value to their stakeholders.
Prior to Accellos, Michael was CEO of NxTrend Technology, the leading provider of distribution-centric ERP software in North America. During his tenure at NxTrend, Michael dramatically improved shareholder value resulting in the ultimate sale of the company to Infor in June of 2004. Previously, Michael was President of JBA Americas.
Michael was a semi-finalist for the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award.