He was also a longtime board member of Yahoo!, PayPal, Google, LinkedIn, Kayak and Flextronics. Prior to joining Sequoia, Michael co-founded Technologic Partners and was a correspondent for TIME, where he was the San Francisco Bureau Chief. He is the author of several books including Return to the Little Kingdom, the first major book about Apple published in 1984, and more recently LEADING with Sir Alex Ferguson, the longtime Manager of Manchester United. Michael graduated from Christ Church, Oxford in 1976 with a MA in History. Crankstart, the foundation started by Michael and his wife, Harriet Heyman, supports those with the ambition and grit to tackle what often seems impossible. He received a knighthood from the Queen of England in 2013.