Michael Ippolito

Michael Ippolito

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Michael Ippolito is the Co-founder of Blockworks, the financial media brand that delivers breaking news and premium insights about digital assets to millions of investors. At Blockworks, Michael is in charge of content and finance. Prior to co-founding Blockworks, Michael was a consultant where he advised mid-market manufacturing-focused companies on operational and capital efficiency, as well as M&A strategy. He was a Consultant with Applied Value Group, a firm that offers world class management consulting services designed to enhance the value of a client's enterprise.

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  • As a marketing analyst for MKS Instruments, he spearheaded the strategic design of the "Pressure Control" section of the MKS website.

  • He supported the localization initiative that identified over $3.5 million in sourcing-related cost savings.

  • He also analyzed data on 5 valves to make recommendations on new product design and presented findings to management.


  • 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 - Media