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Michael Woods

Chairman, Co-Founder | Monsoon Blockchain Storage Company

Michael J. Woods is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Monsoon Blockchain Storage Company, a blockchain based cloud optimization and unstructured data storage management protocol.   Mr. Woods is also a member of the Board of Directors of Magic Micro Corporation, the South Korean business partner for Monsoon which focuses on the development of 5G Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC), as well Mr. Woods is an advisory board member of EACL, the ESport Amateur Competitor’s League.

Mr. Woods is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Rothschild & Co. Asset Management U.S., Inc. Prior to Rothschild & Co., Mr. Woods was CEO of DWS Investments and Head of the Americas, Global Client Group, for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management. 

Mr. Woods is currently a member of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Finance Committee for the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) based in Washington, DC.   Mr. Woods is a Member of the New York Metropolitan Opera Board of Directors.  He previously served on the boards of The Children's Village in New York City and The Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization of Massachusetts Bay. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Taylor University located in Upland, Indiana.  Mr. Woods resides on Long Island, NY, with his wife, Jennifer, and twin daughters.